AL THUMAMA, Qatar — The most difficult thing to do in a World Cup isn't winning the title. "The only objective for me is to win the World Cup [and] now to win the next game," Mbappe said. "I came here to win the World Cup, I didn't come here to win the Golden Boot or Golden Ball." More than half the players on the team's World Cup roster are of African or Afro-Caribbean descent, as were eight of the 14 who appeared in the World Cup final four years ago. That changed only after TV cameras caught him crying while singing the national anthem after the country's World Cup victory in 1998.
Source: Los Angeles Times December 04, 2022 22:47 UTC