An Egyptian sitcom gathered look-alikes of international footballers who all happen to live in Egypt: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, Kylian Mbappé, and Lionel Messi.
It was Mbappe's first game as team captain after Hugo Lloris announced his international retirement and the Paris St Germain forward led by example while keeper Mike Maignan saved a late penalty in a flawless performance.
As French soccer star Kylian Mbappe gears up for the World Cup final on Sunday in Qatar, the striker's presence is also felt strongly in Bondy, the unassuming satellite city of Paris where he grew up.
The battle between England right back Walker and France's top scorer Mbappe could be key to the outcome of the first encounter between the teams in the knockout phase of a major tournament.
France striker Kylian Mbappe said his image rights dispute with the French Football Federation was a "collective move" to help fellow team mates.
According to many reports, the player will decide his future and put an end to this soap opera next Sunday.
Pochettino's position came under scrutiny after PSG were knocked out of the Champions League in the last 16.
The exception was Kylian Mbappe. The volume rose for the names of Neymar and Messi.
The France star has long been linked with a move to Madrid, who reportedly tabled an unsuccessful offer worth up to 180 million euros ($200 million) for Mbappe in August.
Ronaldo, 36, rejoined United from Juventus in August after 12 years away, while Messi has swapped boyhood club Barcelona to join Paris St Germain.
Kylian Mbappe is "relaxed" and not unsettled despite ongoing speculation about his future, Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino insisted on Thursday.
Italy's match on Friday with Turkey will kick off Euro 2020, which was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mbappe has long been linked with an eventual move to Madrid, who courted him as a teenager before he signed for first club Monaco.
Mbappe scored twice to steer the visitors to a 3-2 victory over holders Bayern Munich in a topsy-turvy Champions League quarter-final first leg.
Odegaard is ready to lead Norway's youthful soccer revolution and bid for qualification for the finals of a major tournament again after being named captain.
Benzema missed training on Friday morning and Zidane said he will not travel with the team for Saturday's La Liga game away at Real Valladolid.
Haaland's phenomenal display in Borussia Dortmund's 3-2 Champions League win over Sevilla on Wednesday was inspired by what he had seen the night before.
Mbappe paid tribute to Thomas Tuchel after multiple media reports said the German coach had been sacked by the French Ligue 1 club.
Deschamps is hoping to count on the return of several injured players when the world champions travel to Portugal in the Nations League on Saturday.
France stretched their unbeaten run against Croatia to eight games after a late goal by Kylian Mbappe gave the world champions a 2-1 win.