French soccer legend Thierry Henry, The new U-21 coach, who will lead Les Bleus at the Paris 2024 Olympics, avoided talking about it possible participation in the Olympics Kylian Mbappe and clarified that he has other priorities in the short term.
The President of the French Football Federation (FFF), Philippe Diallo -present at the beginning of Henry- was less elusive and advanced than He will urge French clubs to strive to field “the best team possible”.
Mbappé could play in the Olympics from his native Paris, something he longs for only if you have the consent of your club, PSG currently. The clubs are generally reluctant to participate in this way, as the games take place at the end of the pre-season and at the beginning of the season (late July and early August).
“currently, I only think of players born on January 1st, 2002said Henry, who said he’s focused on that now Friendly match against Denmark and later in the next valid commitments for classification of the next European Cup in 2025.
Although it is no longer in the under 23 category, 24-year-old Mbappé could actually be called up for the Olympics within the quota of three other experienced players that every Olympic team has. Antoine Griezmann, 32-year-old Atlético de Madrid star, is another footballer aiming to reach those odds.
“I am aware of the importance of hosting the Olympic Games in France, it is a historic moment. Aside from the Americans who hosted Los Angeles (1984) and Atlanta (1996), it’s rare for two games to happen in 100 years (the first took place in Paris in 1924), told “Titi”the legend of Arsenal and Barcelona.