Kylian Mbappe asks for ‘face mask suggestions’ after suffering nose injury in Euro 2024

France captain and star player Kylian Mbappe suffered a horrific nose injury during the side’s clash against Austria in the Euro 2024. The star footballer then asked for fans’ suggestions for a face mask, sparking a meme fest on social media. France’s recent win against Austria was marred by a nasty nose injury to their star player and captain Mbappe on Monday, June 17, in Dusseldorf. 

After rumours of Mbappe suffering a broken nose started to circulate on social media, the French FA released a statement and confirmed the same. The official statement read, “Kylian Mbappe returns to the base camp of the French national team. Mbappe suffered a broken nose during the second part of the Austria-France held this Monday in Dusseldorf. The captain of France was treated first by the medical staff and Dr. Franck Le Gall, who diagnosed him with a nose fracture.”

The statement revealed that Mbappe won’t undergo surgery in the near future. A special mask would also be made for the Les Bleus captain so that he can return to training soon. According to the statement, “Mbappe will receive treatment in the next few days, but he will not undergo surgery in the immediate future. A mask will be made for him so that the number 10 of the French national team can prepare for his return to the competition after a period dedicated to treatment.” 

Kylian Mbappe asks for face mask suggestions; sparks meme fest on social media

A few hours after the injury, the 25-year-old sought some face mask suggestions from his fans. The Frenchman’s query sparked a meme fest on social media, where fans made several hilarious suggestions. The new Real Madrid signing took to X and asked, “Any ideas for masks”. Among all the ideas, the ‘Ninja Turtle’ mask topped the list. 

Here’s how fans reacted to Mbappe’s face mask suggestions

In their next match, France will be up against the Netherlands on June 22. 

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