In the French Cup final, the FIFA World Cup-winning striker Kylian Mbappe got injured. Injured by a horror tackle two days after becoming fifa 21 cover star. so like Hazard in 20, Mbappe struck by the FIFA 21 cover star curse.
It was thought that the French champion PSG has passed the worst memories behind. They also thought to get both Mbappe and Neymar in the Champions League knockout round at the same time. Against Borussia Dortmund, PSG got both players in the two legs. After 2016, it is the very first time for PSG to get the ticket of the Champions League quarter-final. So, they were dreaming of winning the UCL title for the first time.
Hazard: Scored one goal in a year for Real Madrid since becoming FIFA 20 cover star.
Mbappe: Injured by a horror tackle two days after becoming FIFA 21 cover star. pic.twitter.com/g7zvlhNXlj
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But in the French Cup final, they got a big shock. Because of the injury, against Atalanta, in the next 12th August 2020, the best striker of the club Kylian Mbappe cannot take part in the UCL quarter-final.
At the beginning of the week, against St Etienne, Paris SG has won the French Cup trophy. Based on the goal of the main star of the team Neymar, PSG got the victory. Mbappe’s performance was not too eye-catchy when Neymar provided his best. In the first half, he got injured. But the PSG boss Tuchel hoped to get the highest goalscorer of the club in the Champions League. Because there was still time.
In the season, by playing 34 matches, Mbappe has scored 30 goals. At the same time, he assisted 18 times so far. So, a player like him is needed in the big stage of football always. So, PSG boss is totally uncomfortable right now. Earlier today, the French champion has released the statement where they confirmed that Kylian Mbappe cannot take part in the Champions League quarter-final.
Kylian Mbappé struck by the FIFA cover curse ⚡😂 pic.twitter.com/zscK9Rj7cA
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On the official website of the club, PSG has posted its updated statement. They revealed that after the final of the French Cup against St Etienne, Mbappe’s injury situation has been examined earlier today. And now, they have confirmed that it is a serious injury and to get rid of the situation, the French star will be needing at least three weeks.
According to the statement, within the nest 12th August 2020, there is no chance of getting Mbappe back from the injury. But after the year 1995, if the French club Paris Saint Germain makes their move into the semi-final of the UCL, they will get their trump card back no doubt.