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2018 FIFA World Cup winner and Golden Boy Kylian Mbappe on keeping company with Brazil legend Pele

Posted: 16 July 2018 Time: 10:30

France wonderkid Kylian Mbbape paid respects to Brazil legend Pele after winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the Golden Boy award.

Mbappe, 19, finished Russia 2018 with four goals and a single assist in seven games as Les Blues went on to lift the coveted World Cup title.

Read: Mbappe flattered by Pele comparisons

After scoring in the 4-2 victory over Croatia in the final, Mbappe equalled a second record set by Brazilian icon Pele back in 1958.

The first, a brace in the last-16 win over Argentina and the second, to score in the final of the global showpiece.

And after the final whistle, the former Selecao forward tweeted on his official account; "Only the second teenager to have scored a goal in a World Cup Final! Welcome to the club, Kylian Mbappe - it's great to have some company!"

Article by: Staff Reporter
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