France, along with the entire soccer community, were shocked as the tournament favorites were officially eliminated by Switzerland via penalty kicks. An incredible penalty save by the Switzerland goalie sealed the upset victory.
WHAT A GAME. WHAT AN ENDING.— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 28, 2021
Switzerland knocks out France with this save on Mbappe's attempt 😱 #Euros2020
Tough Tournament for Kylian Mbappe
The internet was quick to point out just how bad things have been for Kylian Mbappe.
Kylian Mbappé in #EURO2020 :— EuroCup Stuff (@FootbalIStuff) June 29, 2021
vs Germany: 0 goals 0 assists
vs Hungary: 0 goals 0 assists
vs Portugal: 0 goals 0 assists
vs Switzerland: Missed the deciding pen
Flights booked back to France: 1 pic.twitter.com/5lDLjWQAko
It Was So Bad That Mbappe Felt the Need to Apologize Publicly
Kylian Mbappé apologized to fans for his missed penalty against Switzerland. pic.twitter.com/EcPakWXb5t— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) June 29, 2021
Switzerland Faces Spain in Quarter Finals Match on Friday
Coming off the big win, confidence is likely to be high amongst the Switzerland players. Perhaps this wave will be enough to help propel them past Spain and into the Semi-Finals. Time will tell on that one, but in the meantime the players and fans are definitely enjoying the moment:
We can't get enough of these images!🇨🇭— House of Switzerland (@HofSwitzerland) June 29, 2021
Yesterday @nati_sfv_asf 🇨🇭 eliminated France🇫🇷, the world champions.
1/4-Final, here we come!
A fantastic night at the #EURO2020 #FRASUI pic.twitter.com/l2PPmWUNaE
#Euro2020— The Field (@thefield_in) June 29, 2021
Switzerland fans went from feeling despair to intense joy on a night when their team beat world champions France.
🎥: UEFA pic.twitter.com/RbCqtBCaGq