“Today, life in France stopped” as brilliant Mbappé leads Les Bleus over Argentina

France slayed the naysayers Saturday afternoon in Kazan with a 4-3 triumph over Argentina. Critics had complained that Les Bleus under Didier Deschamps were boring and lackluster. Instead, the world was treated to a thrilling performance, one that finally put into practice what on paper we know about this edition of the team: it is one of the best sides at the World Cup, and in teenager Kylian Mbappé, it has one of the best players at the tournament.

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