Euro 2020: Mbappe Speaks As Penalty Miss Sees France Eliminated
Paris Saint Germain and France striker, Kylian Mbappe has apologized for missing his penalty on Monday night that saw his country eliminated from the European Championship.
All seem set for France to progress into the quarter-final after coming from behind to lead 3-1.
Switzerland, however, came from behind and made it 3-3 in the last 10 minutes of the game, forcing the game into extra time and eventually penalties.
Mbappe was the only player to miss the net during the shootout as France lost 5-4.
The striker in a post on Twitter wrote, “The sadness is immense after this elimination, we weren’t able to get to our objective.
“I am sorry for the penalty. I wanted to help the team but I missed it. To relax will be difficult but it’s, unfortunately, a pitfall in the sport that I love so much.
“I know all the fans will be disappointed but even so I would thank you for your support and for always have believed in us.
“The most important is to always be stronger for the next challenges that will come.”