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Frances Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup

Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup
Kylian Mbappe injured his ankle just two days before the start of the World Cup (Picture: Getty)

Kylian Mbappe has eased fears he suffered a serious injury just two days before the start of the 2018 World Cup.

The France forward left training early on Tuesday after being injured in a tackle with the Marseille defender Adil Rami.

Mbappe was seen grimacing in pain and holding his left ankle. While his team-mates continued to train, he returned to the dressing room to receive treatment.

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The incident would have caused panic among France fans with the countrys first game of the World Cup taking place on Saturday against Australia.

But the 19-year-old sensation has provided a promising update and also sent a reassuring message to Rami.

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Im fine, it was just a hit so it does not matter but thank you for your posts, Mbappe tweeted.

Je vais bien, cest juste un coup donc ce nest pas grave mais merci pour vos messages ?

PS: Et laissez mon ami @Rami13officiel cétait pas méchant ? pic.twitter.com/sygabBFXSd

— Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappe) June 12, 2018

Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup
Mbappe was unable to carry on training (Picture: Getty)
Kylian Mbappe breaks silence on injury scare ahead of World Cup
The 19-year-old impressed for PSG during the 2017-18 season (Picture: Getty)

Mbappe will be expected to enjoy a productive run in Russia following a season in which he helped Paris Saint-Germain win the Ligue 1 title.

The teenager scored 21 goals in all competitions and also found the back of the net for France over the weekend as they drew 1-1 with USA in a warm-up match.

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