"France has always been one of the favourites to win the tournament".
The Chelsea striker has 31 goals in his 80 career caps, good for joint-fourth place on France's all-time list.
It will be more than just football when Belgium takes on France in the first semi-final of the 2018 FIFAworld cup.
When France go up against Belgium in the World Cup semi-final at the Saint Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday, the 40-year-old Henry will be on the opposing bench, looking to stop his country from advancing to Sunday's final.
"For me Kylian Mbappe is the best player in the French selection. Maybe it will be a more hard match than against Brazil".
"France were one of the favourites before the World Cup and I think the game will be tougher than against Brazil due to their individual quality", he said.
Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Lloris said: "They are an exhaustive team, they know how to do everything".
- Antoine Griezmann has scored seven goals in his last six knockout-stage matches in major tournaments, beginning with his Golden Boot-clinching displays at Euro 2016.
Romelu Lukaku has been directly involved in 20 goals in his last 13 games for Belgium in all competitions (17 goals, 3 assists). "We just hope he doesn't beat us in this semi-final".
But Belgium are counting on stars of their own like Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne. "But he is someone I really appreciate, I'm happy for him". I think the difference between the teams will be Kylian Mbappe (11/1 to score twice). This is his time to shine.
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