French Belgian counter duels in semifinals will take place at St. Petersburg, Wednesday (11/07/2018) pm dawn. It will be the team’s first duel since Belgium won 4-3 in the test match in 2015.
Even so, France and Belgium have been very long united in the arena of competitiveness. The last time they met in the race for third place 1986 World Cup won by France 4-2 through extra time.
Henry became part of the French squad when he won his first World Cup in 1998. However, since 2016, Henry has served as the right-hand man of Belgium coach Robert Martinez.
“It would be strange to see Thierry again, he is someone I really love,” Mbappe told Telefoot.
“There is great respect between us, he was a great player, he inspired me,” said the young star of Paris St. The Germain.
“He is French, but he will be on the bench of the opposing team, I’m sure it will be weird for him too.”