In the penultimate stage of the UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers, Kylian Mbappe delivered an impressive display which was notably highlighted by a remarkable long-range goal that contributed significantly to France’s dominant 14-0 win over Gibraltar on Saturday evening.
Mbappe’s standout moment came towards the end of the match, where his exceptional strike added to France’s commanding lead, marking one of the key highlights in Les Bleus’ history with their largest-ever victory margin against the opposition.
The Paris Saint-Germain star showcased his prowess by securing both a hat-trick of goals and assists, further solidifying the outstanding performance of Didier Deschamps’ squad in their pursuit of a flawless run in the qualifiers leading up to next summer’s championship, as reported by MARCA.
Mbappe’s outrageous goal
In a thrilling conclusion, the 24-year-old ignited the Allianz Riviera stadium, the Ligue 1’s OGC Nice home ground, with an outstanding performance, as reported by GOAL.
Spotting that Gibraltar’s goalkeeper, Dayle Coleing is out of position, Mbappe assessed the scenario and executed a shot reminiscent of Beckham—a precise and bending strike that soared past the goalkeeper, hitting the back of the net.
Mbappe’s goal became France’s 12th in the match, swiftly followed by two quick braces from Olivier Giroud who ultimately securing an emphatic victory for the 2000 European champions and confirming their top spot as Group B winners.