Kylian Mbappe And Achraf Hakimi Set To Face Off In The Semi Finals Of The 2022 FIFA World Cup In Qatar

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Kylian Mbappe and Achraf Hakimi to keep club bromance aside and fight for their countries in the World Cup Semi Finals.

Kylian Mbappe And Achraf Hakimi Set To Face Off In The Semi Finals Of The 2022 FIFA World Cup In Qatar

In the 2022 World Cup semifinals, Achraf Hakimi is prepared to go against Kylian Mbappe, a teammate at Paris Saint-Germain.

After defeating Spain in a penalty shootout, Hakimi’s Morocco extended their remarkable Qatar 2022 campaign with a 1-0 victory over Portugal in the quarterfinals.

With a 2-1 victory over England, France advanced to the round of eight after winning 2-1 at Al Khor on the strength of goals from Aurelien Tchouameni and Olivier Giroud.

By being the first African team to get to the semifinals, Morocco has broken a historical barrier. On December 14, they will face Mbappe and Tchouameni’s France in Al Khor.

Hakimi appears to be sure of another shocking outcome despite the high stakes for both teams, as evidenced by the quick Twitter message he sent to Mbappe after their victory over England.

Whoever wins that match advances to the final, which will be held on December 18 in Lusail and will include either Argentina or Croatia.

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Hakimi is eager to take on Kylian Mbappe in the Morocco-France matchup

As soon as France triumphed against England, Hakimi tagged Mbappe on Twitter. Hakimi wrote, “See you soon my friend.”

When Morocco defeated Spain a few days prior, Mbappe also tweeted in honor of his PSG teammate.

Who will prevail in the semifinals? Will Morocco surprise everyone once more? Or will France complete the task?

Kylian Mbappe

French professional footballer Kylian Mbappé Lottin (born December 20, 1998) plays forward for Ligue 1 team Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team.

Mbappé, one of the best players in the world, is known for his remarkable speed, dribbling skills, and finishing.

Mbappé earned his senior debut for France in 2017 at the age of 18 on the international stage.

Mbappé became the second teenager, after Pelé, to score in a World Cup Final at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He also became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup.

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Kylian Mbappe And Achraf Hakimi Set To Face Off In The Semi Finals Of The 2022 FIFA World Cup In Qatar

He scored two of the goals that helped France win the tournament, and for his efforts, he was named the French Player of the Year and Best Young Player at the FIFA World Cup.

Achraf Hakimi

Achraf Hakimi Mouh, a professional football player for both the Morocco national team and Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain, was born on November 4, 1998. His primary position is right-back.

He is recognized as one of the top right-backs in football, known for his pace, runs, and goal-scoring prowess.

Hakimi, who was born in Spain of Moroccan parents, represented his country at various junior levels until making his international debut at the age of 17 in 2016. He had previously earned a spot on the national youth teams’ under-20 squads.

He was picked to represent Morocco in the squads for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 and 2021, as well as the FIFA World Cup in 2018 and 2022.

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France Made It To Semifinals While Missing Key Players

As a result of a hectic schedule for clubs that pushes players to the maximum of their physical abilities, injuries affected a number of teams both before and during the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.

France, the defending World Cup champions, is one team that was severely affected by injuries than others.

Some of their most well-known players have been completely disqualified from the competition due to injury.

Great midfielders Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kante were also missing in Qatar, as well as 2022 Ballon d’Or winner and star striker Karim Benzema.

However, more players got injured once the competition began.

Well, it felt like France wouldn’t make it to the FIFA World Cup semifinals after being ravaged by injuries but that did not deter them.

Les Blues are now in the semifinals and are looking to reach the finals and make it a double after winning the 2018 version.

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