Europe 1 with AFP 23:57 p.m., March 20, 2023, modified at 23:58 p.m., March 20, 2023

Kylian Mbappé, heir to Hugo Lloris. The Paris Saint-Germain striker becomes the new captain of the France team according to a source close to the staff of the Blues. While hesitating with Antoine Griezmann, the coach finally opted for the top scorer in the history of PSG.

Kylian Mbappé has been appointed captain of the France team by coach Didier Deschamps to replace Hugo Lloris, who has retired internationally, we learned Monday night from a source close to the Blues, confirming information from Le Figaro and L'Equipe. At 24, Mbappe (66 caps, 36 goals), accepted this new function after a discussion Monday night with his coach, we learned from the same source.

The coach of Les Bleus also spoke with Antoine Griezmann, promoted to vice-captain in place of Raphael Varane, who also retired internationally after the football World Cup in Qatar.

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