England vs. France: Is Kyle Walker the man who can slow down Kylian Mbappe in World Cup quarterfinal?


It is arguably the greatest individual challenge that a player could face in the international game. And on Saturday, it is likely to be Kyle Walker's, a defender who has spent a decade at the top of the sport, whose raw abilities marked him out as a star but who has developed a technical and intellectual understanding of his role that at 32 years old marks him out as one of the great right backs of his generation. He will need every scintilla of his quality, experience, and pure pace if he is to slow the advancing tide that will bear down on him at the Al Bayt Stadium. Kylian Mbappe looks to be an unstoppable force. Walker and his England teammates need to find a way to slow him down.