Kylian Mbappe may have taken the worst shots of his career in France’s 2-0 defeat to Denmark on Sunday.
First half goals from Kasper Dolberg and Andreas Skov Olsen condemned the Nations League holders to a third defeat in Group A.
Didier Deschamps’ side were off the pace all evening and nothing summed it up more than Mbappe’s wayward efforts in the second half.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward was keen to get his team back in it and received the ball out wide.
Instead of taking a touch to compose himself, the 23-year-old ballooned his shot high and wide into the Parken Stadium stands.
Some say the ball is still travelling. That didn’t stop Mbappe trying it again seven minutes later however.
He managed to shimmy away from a Denmark defender before trying to whip a shot into the top corner. It was once again wide of the mark.
Fans have reacted to the footage on social media and they think it could be one of Mbappe’s worst performances of the year.
One person commented: “Haaland could genuinely be ahead now.”
Another said: “Kylian Mbappe just recreated the Darwin Nunez training shot.”
A third tweeted: “Speed’s influence on football is remarkable, look at what he’s got Mbappe doing.”
While someone put: “Mbappe held down R1 and put max power on every shot tonight.”
Image Credit: AlamyDeschamps is aware of Mbappe’s importance to PSG, but he’s pleaded with coach Christophe Galtier to rest him before it all kicks off in November.
He told French outlet Telefoot: “I know he [Galtier] still wants to play Kylian. But from time to time: to be able to breathe a little bit, to have a few good minutes less, it won’t fail him, quite the contrary.”
Mbappe has started this season with 10 goals in nine games and PSG remain unbeaten in all competitions.
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