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    Mbappe, of Paris Saint-Germain, has been selected France’s new captain by head coach Didier Deschamps.

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    The French Football Federation (FFF) announced on Tuesday that Paris Saint-Germain star striker Kylian Mbappe has been designated the new captain of France by head coach Didier Deschamps.

    Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid has been named vice captain of the team, according to the federation.

    Hugo Lloris, France’s most-capped player with 145 games, 121 of them as captain, announced his retirement from international football in January.

    Mbappe, 24, scored 36 goals in 66 games for France, while Griezmann, 32, scored 42 goals in 117 outings.

    With the Blues, both players won the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the UEFA Nations League in 2021.

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