Paris Saint-Germain crushed Brugge in the final of the Champions League group stage. The Parisian cast is now waiting for the draw next week to face the contender. kilian Mbappe and Lionel Messi scored two goals each One for the final 4 to 1 match at the Parc des Princes.
after the meeting, He surprised the French-Argentine striker with great praise: “It is easy to play with Lionel Messi. He is the best player in the world, he won the Golden Ball a few days ago, scored two goals today, he is happy and I hope that he will help us in the future. “
Mbappe has never hidden his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo, but he had no problem getting to know the Argentine after a historic day for both. Because while Messi surpassed Pele as the top scorer, Kylian has achieved a great personal brand that La Pulga has specifically kept.
two goals on Tuesday, Mbappe scored 31 goals (20 assists) and became the youngest player to reach that number In the history of the Champions League At 22 years and 352 days old. Messi holds the record (23 years, 131 days) At the same age, he scored 25 goals with 6 assists, while Cristiano Ronaldo, to name the other best players in the world, scored 8 goals and 8 assists.
Meanwhile, the table of French players who scored the most goals in the entire history of the Champions League, Benzema tops with 76 goals, followed by Henry (51), Trezeguet (32), Mbappe (31), Griezmann (30) and Papen (28). ).
This season with Paris Saint-Germain, Kylian Mbappe scored 11 goals and made 11 assists in 22 matches. In addition, he is the team’s top scorer and best assistant in the first division. For the Champions League, he has four goals and four assists in six matches. He scored in sets, eights, quarters and semi-finals, in 51 matches he played.
after the meeting, Mbappe also told the reason for the penalty kick for Messi, As happened with RB Leipzig, which would have allowed him to reach a triple. Killian said his gesture was for the Argentine to gain more confidence in PSG.
“We’ll need Lionel Messi. He’s still Lionel Messi. We’ll need him during the season and I’m sure he’ll help us when the important moments come (…) It’s good to come to these matches with confidence. He’ll give it back to us too. It’s good for him that he finished with two goals.” , but it’s also good for us moving forwardsaid the Frenchman, according to RMC Sport.