Kylian Mbappe appears to re-create Emiliano Martinez’s crude World Cup trophy celebration with the French superstar joking with his PSG teammates at the club’s headquarters
- Kylian Mbappe appears to have taken inspiration from Emiliano Martinez
- The French superstar was seen re-creating the Argentinian’s World Cup gesture
- Mbappe was caught on camera joking with teammates at PSG’s headquarters
Kylian Mbappe may not consider Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez as a friend, but he certainly seems to have learnt how to celebrate from the World Cup winner.
Martinez caused controversy in the post-World Cup final celebrations where after winning the tournament’s Golden Glove award, he appeared to make an inappropriate gesture with the trophy held between his legs.
The Aston Villa goalkeeper at the time explained his actions were in response to boos from disappointed French supporters inside the ground.
Kylian Mbappe (pictured) appears to have tan inspiration from Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez
Martinez (left) celebrated crudely with his Golden Glove award after the World Cup final in Qatar
FIFA then later announced that it was launching an investigation into the actions of the Argentina side after they beat France on penalties to win the 2022 World Cup final.
However, despite being the thorn in Mbappe and France’s side during the final in Qatar, Mbappe has been caught on camera appearing to celebrate with another trophy in similar fashion.
Mbappe is shown appearing to replicate Martinez’s trophy celebration at the PSG headquarters
The French superstar was pictured leaving his club PSG’s headquarters holding an object that looks similar to the World Cup man of the match awards.
Mbappe – clearly joking with his teammates – then grabs their attention before quickly replicating the same gesture as that of Martinez at the World Cup.
The video then ends with the mega-talented 22-year-old walking off to join others in attendance.
Mbappe (bottom) and Martinez (green) spoke to each other after the final whistle at the World Cup final
Mbappe and Martinez previously clashed in the world spotlight with the Argentinian taking several opportunities to mock the Frenchman.
Martinez first held a mock moment of silence in the Argentina dressing room for Mbappe before taking thins a step further, carrying a toy baby around with the French striker’s face on it.
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