Heir to the throne: Mbappe tipped for greatness after Camp Nou masterclass

PSG’s 22-year-old French World Cup winner is starting to be spoken of in the same breath as Ronaldo and Messi

17 February 2021 - 20:07 By Richard Martin

Paris St Germain’s Kylian Mbappe has what it takes to reach the level of modern greats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona’s Antoine Griezmann said after the 22-year-old scored a hat-trick in a 4-1 Champions League win on Tuesday.

One of the key men in France’s 2018 World Cup triumph as a teenager, Mbappe again stood tall on the big occasion in his first match at Camp Nou, promptly cancelling out Messi’s penalty in the first half before striking twice after the break...

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