France Dominates Luxembourg 3-0 in Metz as Kylian Mbappe Shines with Goal and Assists

France Dominates Luxembourg 3-0 in Metz as Kylian Mbappe Shines with Goal and Assists

France secured a 3-0 victory against Luxembourg in a friendly match held in Metz on Wednesday evening. Kylian Mbappe delivered a stellar performance, scoring one goal and assisting the other two.

Mbappe’s Emotional Dedication

Kylian Mbappe, playing his first game since announcing his move to Real Madrid, dedicated his goal to his late uncle, Alex, who recently passed away. The 25-year-old star shared his grief on Instagram, expressing how deeply his uncle’s loss affected him. He wrote, “Rest in peace Uncle Alex. It’s hard to find the words to say how much you left us too soon and will be missed. Life will never be the same without you. Your family will be taken care of, you can be sure of that. May God open the doors of heaven for you.”

Stellar Performance by Mbappe

In the match against Luxembourg, Mbappe showcased his exceptional skills. He scored France’s third goal and revealed a T-shirt featuring his uncle’s face with the words “Rest in Peace Uncle.” Mbappe’s goal came from a well-timed first-touch finish, set up by Bradley Barcola.

Key Contributions

Mbappe’s impact on the game was significant, as he also assisted the first two goals. The first goal was scored by Randal Kolo Muani, and the second by Jonathan Clauss, both thanks to Mbappe’s precise assists.

Preparation for Euro 2024

This match was a warm-up for France as they prepare for Euro 2024. Their final warm-up match before the tournament is against Canada on Sunday in Bordeaux. France’s first match in Euro 2024 will be against Austria on June 17, followed by games against the Netherlands on June 21 and Poland on June 25.

Mbappe’s Recent Achievements

Mbappe’s recent move to Real Madrid has garnered significant attention. Despite the personal loss and the transfer news, he continues to excel on the field, contributing significantly to France’s victories and maintaining his form ahead of the European Championship.