Kylian Mbappe Can Become The New Pele
The great Brazilian Pele has actually tipped Kylian Mbappe to match his famous and legendary achievements.
Pele, who is believed to be the best players of all time, won the World Cup 3 times as well as assisting Santos to 6 Brazilian league titles and 2 Copa Libertadores in a glittering playing profession that ended in 1977.
Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker has a long journey to go to coming close to matching the record of the great Pele as he is often called by fans, however, he made an appealing start by playing a leading role in France’s World Cup success in Russia.
Pele who launch himself to fame at the age of 17 when he won the 1958 World Cup with the Brazilian team, said of Mbappe “He won the World Cup at 19, I was only 17.”
“I teased him saying he had almost equalized.
“I think he can become the new Pele. Many people think I say that for a laugh, but no, it’s not a joke.”
Mbappe has actually become perhaps the most dangerous and crucial striker at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), ahead of Neymar, the Brazil captain who is said to be looking forward to return to his former club, Barca.
Neymar thought to be the world’s most pricey player is believed to be facing a hard time at Paris Saint-Germain however, Pele has a different view.
“A father does not criticize, he educates,” he said. “He is a son of Santos.
“I want the best for him, for Brazil, for our national team.
“I will do anything to help and move him forward.”