Teenager Mbappe, who was not part of the France team two years ago, said that could not have imagined even in his wildest dream that they would reach the final.
"When I watch him dribble, he's thinking", Henry, who is now Belgium's assistant coach, said in an interview with French TV channel Canal+.
Belgium have plenty of top class stars in their ranks with the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard helping fire them to the World Cup semi-finals. To get the latest soccer news, text "SPORTS" to 22840.
Ultimately, it was Samuel Umtiti rising above everyone else to steer a header past Courtois and the French back to the World Cup final.
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He was the Premier League and EFL Cup winners' outstanding player last season and, alongside club captain Vincent Kompany, the 27-year-old believes some of the lessons learned under the Catalan tactician are serving to benefit Belgium.
Martinez added: "Thierry has brought something we didn't have". If he says something, it is always turns out to be something helpful.
"They made a commitment of trying to help each other become a high-performance squad and to come together to be as good as we can at global level has been a two-year process".
"Now we want to continue until the end".
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Chelsea and Les Blues striker Giroud has admitted that while he has massive respect for France legend Henry, but he also revealed that he will be eager to get one over on Henry when the two continental neighbours face off in the Saint Petersburg Stadium.
Now I think a lot of questions have been answered in saying that this is a team, not a group of individuals. We were all happy, all hugging.
It was viewed by many observers as a breakout display at Russian Federation 2018 for the Manchester City star, but Martinez feels his efforts when stationed deeper alongside Witsel during Belgium's earlier games were also pivotal.
But she said, this was Belgium, where the beer flows well and people look out for each other: "Among us Belgians, we support each other massively".
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