After missing the penalty kick that France had to tackle from Euro 2020, the PSG forward received support from the Moroccan midfielder
Morocco international Amine Harit offered Kylian Mbappe support after the forward missed the penalty that ensured France crashed out of the Euro 2020 series.
With the exciting power measurement between 16 and 16 Blues and Switzerland finished 3-3 after 120 minutes, penalties were used to separate the two teams in Bucharest.
During the ensuing kick, the Paris Saint-Germain star saved his header from goalkeeper Yann Sommer, which Vladimir Petkovic’s Swiss progress to the last eight.
And with the defeat, the reigning world champions’ ambition to win a third European diadem disappeared.
However, the Schalke 04 midfielder turned to him on social media to encourage his former U20 team-mate from France.
‘Never forget anyone who has given you so much; the end is not good, but other deadlines are coming fast. You remain one of the best my brother. Good luck to you, Kylian Mbappe, ”Harit tweeted.
The inconsolable Mbappe asked social media to offer his apologies and said he wanted to help the team but failed.
“The sadness is great after this elimination, we could not achieve our goal,” he wrote Instagram.
“I’m sorry for this punishment. I wanted to help the team but did not succeed. It’s going to be hard to sleep, but unfortunately it’s the ups and downs of this sport that I love so much.
‘I know fans were disappointed, but I still want to thank you for your support and for always believing in us.
‘The most important thing is to stand up even stronger for the next coming deadlines.
“Congratulations and good luck to Switzerland.”
During his reaction to the match, captain Hugo Lloris refused to blame Mbappe for the defeat of France.
“In football we win together and we lose together,” said Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Lloris beIN Sport.
“We are all responsible for the elimination. It is painful and there is no one to point the finger at. We have all fought against the opponent and there is no excuse to seek. And we have to highlight the Swiss team, they was wonderful.
“I think the regret we may have tonight is definitely that we were able to get the game better at 3-1. Our strength in the past has been to be strong. And tonight we left them in the game.
“Despite that, we did not give up. We are at the end of the end. Now we have to digest our pain.”