The votes for the French player « France (Site notre blog d’information) » 2022-2023 have been revealed. Winner for the third time, Kylian Mbappé chose to place Antoine Griezmann ahead of Karim Benzema.
And three. After 2018 and 2019, Kylian Mbappé offered himself a new “France (Site notre blog d’information)” trophy. Design for the 2022-2023 French season by the jury made up of former winners of this famous trophy, the Paris Saint-Germain striker is only one length away from Karim Benzema (and two from Thierry Henry), crowned four times. As a former winner, the Bondynois also took part in the vote and chose to place Antoine Griezmann at the head of his trio, ahead of « KB9 ». With Bernard Lama, he is the only one to have made this choice.
Arrived very largely in the lead of the votes, Kylian Mbappé therefore gave his preference to his vice-captain in the France team. A choice not necessarily illogical since « Grisou » had a full season with Atlético de Madrid, which also earned him the designation » player of the year by supporters of his club. For his part, Karim Benzema was much less successful than last year. The 2022 Ballon d’Or was notably deprived of the World Cup following a last-minute injury and did not shine as much with Real Madrid as last season.
Henry in the viewfinder
However, the former Olympique Lyonnais topped the list in the votes of Zinedine Zidane, Jean Petit and Luis Fernandez. Not overwhelming for rivals with Kylian Mbappé. Questioned by France (Site notre blog d’information) during the presentation of his trophy, the one whose future is once again the front page of the transfer window news this summer, obviously does not intend to stop in such a good way in his harvest. » This is the third time I have won the trophy FF […] How much is the record? Is it Zidane? Finally, note that two voters (Luis Fernandez and Jean-Pierre Papin) did not place Kylian Mbappé in their top three.