France's Kylian Mbappe Injures Ankle in Pre-World Cup Training

The France star could be an injury doubt before France's World Cup opener vs. Australia after being on the wrong and of an Adil Rami tackle.
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France forward Kylian Mbappe was forced out of a training session on Tuesday afternoon following a clash with teammate Adil Rami, just four days before Les Bleus are due to commence their World Cup campaign against Australia in the city of Kazan.

Mbappe is thought to have taken a knock to the left ankle, though he was quick to take to Twitter to downplay the severity–while imploring France fans to leave Rami be.

The 19-year-old, one of only seven teenagers at the World Cup this year, will become the world's second-most expensive player when his permanent €180m transfer from Monaco to Paris Saint-Germain is officially completed on July 1.

France's No. 10 scored 15 times in Ligue 1 as PSG swept to the title and expectations have been high for a young but talented French squad ahead of the World Cup. Mbappe also scored the equalizer in France's 1-1 send-off draw vs. the United States.

After Australia, France's next group game will take place against Peru on June 21, with the third and final outing against fellow Europeans Denmark on June 26.