Kylian Mbappé preferred once again to Karim Benzema


Kylian Mbappé has just been voted the best sportsman of the year. He is ahead of his former teammate Karim Benzema.

In France, you can hold the Ballon d’Or and not be considered the best sportsman of the year. This was found at his expense Karim Benzema. Although having achieved the feat of being the first Frenchman to win this award ahead of Zinédine Zidane in 1998, the center forward of Real is only second in the ranking of the best sportsmen in his country. A ranking established by the daily L’Equipe.

Mbappé beats Benzema but loses to Messi

KB9 was overtaken by his former partner with the Blues, Kylian Mbappé. For leading his country to the World Cup final and scoring a historic hat-trick, the PSG player obtains the immense privilege of succeeding Julian Alaphillipe on the lists. The famous cyclist had been awarded in the previous three years. Mbappé is also the first footballer to obtain this distinction since… Zidane.

In this year’s ranking, in addition to Benzema, he is also ahead of biathlete Quentin Fillon-Maillet. Note that there are 348 points difference between the two footballers.

On the world level, Mbappé only finished second. It is Lionel Messi who is elected after his coronation at the World Cup. “Finally between Messi and him, everything was played on a shot on goal or on an action just before. If France had won the World Cup, Mbappé would have been champion of world champions (…) Mbappé had a great attacking World Cup, ”said Michel Platini.

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