Mbappe scored two decisive victories over Argentina at the Kazan Arena on Saturday (30/06/2018). Les Bleus won 4-3 and advanced to the quarterfinals.
Two goals that brought him to match Pele’s record carved 1958 ago. Mbappe became the first teenager since Pele, who made two goals in one World Cup match.
Make two goals, equal Pele, and stop Argentina’s step with Lionel Messi, Mbappe takes the stage at Kazan Arena. But the question of equaling Pele, he felt nothing compared to the Brazilian legend.
“I’m very excited and it’s really nice to be the second teenager (who scored two goals in the knockout phase) after Pele, but let’s put things in context: Pele is already in another category, but it feels good to be among these people , “Mbappe told FIFA’s official website.
“As I’ve said and always said, at the World Cup you have all the top class players so it’s an opportunity to show you what you can do and your skills There’s no better place than the World Cup.”