Paris Saint Germain (PSG) attacking talent Kylian Mbappe scored his second goal of the UEFA Nations League this season after he opened the scoring for France on the way to a 2-0 victory at home to Austria. France and Austria met at Stade de France, Saint-Denis on Thursday in one of the fifth set of games in Group A1. Apart from Austria and France, Croatia and Denmark are the other teams in Group A1.
Mbappe scored his first goal of this season’s Nations League campaign when he came off the bench to score the equaliser for the French team during their 1-1 draw at the home of Austria. The PSG attacker is expected to spearhead France’s quest to retain their title at the World Cup 2022 tournament on Qatari soil. Mbappe and his France teammates are the defending champions ahead of the World Cup 2022 tournament after they won the 2018 edition in Russia. France are one of the top three favourites for the World Cup 2022 tournament in Qatar alongside five-time world champions Brazil and two-time world champions Argentina. The French team emerged as champions on the World Cup stage four years thus making it a second title for the European country. Continue reading “MBAPPE SCORES SECOND NATIONS LEAGUE GOAL”
Brazil legend Pele has heaped praise on the qualities of Kylian Mbappe and believes the Frenchman can become the ‘new Pele’. The 20-year-old has experienced an astronomical rise over the past 30 months and last summer witnessed him secure the World Cup crown with Les Bleus while contributing four goals in the process.
As such, the forward was named the young player of the tournament and he has since received praise from all corners including Pele, who sees himself in the Frenchman, he told France Football: “He won the World Cup at nineteen, I was only seventeen. I teased him saying he had almost equalised. I think he can become the new Pele! Many people think I said that to laugh, but no, it’s not a joke.”
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