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“He just doesn’t miss those”: France superstar Kylian Mbappe skies chance from seven yards out at World Cup 2022



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Kylian Mbappe is France’s golden boy and one of the stars of the 2022 World Cup – but in the words of legendary Gallic band Daft Punk…he’s “human after all”.

Granted, she wasn’t quite the sitter Jonathan Pearce and Danny Murphy may have made out. Yet when you get Mbappe so close to your goal, it will usually only end one way.

The Socceroos got away with it – and can count themselves extremely lucky. France dominated as the half went on and with Mbappe playing as much as entering the area himself, it looked like a banker after Ousmane Dembele’s fabulous work to send the ball in the danger zone.

Kylian Mbappé is human: confirmed (Image credit: Getty Images)

France also lost a goal when Craig Goodwin, who has only been capped 10 times by the Socceroos, wasted no time in capitalizing on the starters’ injury problems to score a stunning first goal.