Going International: French star pushes Lamine Yamal to do more in their Euro Semifinal clash

  • Rabiot challenges Lamine Yahal ahead of their Euro semifinal clash.
  • The French star mentioned that Yamal needs to do more to play the final.
Rabiot pushes Yamal to do more
Rabiot pushes Yamal to do more / BSR Agency/GettyImages

The Euro 2024 tournament is moving toward its business end. With France, Spain, Netherlands, and England being the semi-finalists, the tournament guarantees enthralling entertainment to football fans throughout the globe.

Spain vs France: A match for ages to come

The first semifinal will kick off on 10th July between Spain and France. From Dani Olmo, Fabian Ruiz, and the Barca sensation Lamine Yamal to Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann, and Theo Hernandez involved in the matchup, the clash between the two teams would most probably determine the winner of the Euro 2024 tournament.

In such a crucial game, the role of Lamine Yamal multiplies as the youngster has been showcasing his true potential in the Euros. Having three assists, including an assist for the go-to goal against Germany, Yamal would be the go-to man for De La Fuente's squad in the semis.

On the other hand, the French national team has relied heavily on their defense. With only 1 goal coming from the French attack, excluding own goals, the Les Blues' defense tactics have been doing the job for them in the Euros.

Rabiot warns Lamine Yamal before Euro clash

Recently, ahead of the awaited fixture, French star midfielder Adrien Rabiot was seen playing a mind game to distract Lamine Yamal' Rabiot said,

""We'll try to get Lamine Yamal out of his comfort zone. If he wants to play the final, he'll have to do more than what he has done so far.""

Adrien Rabiot

Rabiot, a nailed-on starter in Didier Deschamp's squad for a long time, is aware of the pressure a youngster might feel before such an eventful fixture. However, Lamine Yamal seems confident as the 16-year-old appeared to drop a cryptic message on his recent post, saying,

""Move in Silence' only speak when it's time to say checkmate"."

Lamine Yamal

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This fuels added heat to the fixture, as they both seem ready to take on each other for a ticket to Berlin for the Euro finals.