Kylian Mbappé sends message to Marcus Rashford after penalty miss

Marcus Rashford was one of three unfortunate England players to either miss or have their penalties saved in their shootout against Italy in the Euro 2020 final.

The 23-year-old, who had just played 82 minutes in the tournament and was a 120th-minute substitute, rolled his spot-kick wide despite sending Gianluigi Donnarumma the wrong way.

There have been some reports of discriminatory abuse sent towards Rashford, which culminated in the winger posting an emotional letter on his social channels earlier this week.

And now, according to The Athletic, Paris Saint-Germain and France superstar Kylan Mbappé has offered his support to the Manchester United winger.

The publication claims that Mbappé was the first to reach out to Rashford, having experienced a similar fate in the tournament as France crashed out against Switzerland. Furthermore, The Athletic specified that Mbappé drew to his own experiences and urged Rashford to stay positive.

A lovely touch from one top player to another – the pair have enjoyed similar rises to the top after emerging as teenagers and are set to dominate the next decade of European football.

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