Argentine striker Lionel Messi explained why PSG teammate French player Kylian Mbappe is a beast and a complete player on his way to the top.
What did Messi say about Kylian Mbappe?
World Cup-winning French international Kylian Mbappe is already part of the global elite, with an amazing record of 181 goals through 226 appearances for the reigning Ligue 1 champions, making him one of the best in the business. The Frenchman, however, is only 23 years old and seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi believes more must come from an exciting talent who is poised to cement his standing among the greats.
The Argentina captain said of the Frenchman that Kylian Mbappe is a different player, a beast who is very strong in one-on-one, who goes into space, who is very fast, who scores a lot of goals. According to Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe is a complete player and has proven it over the years and will certainly be among the best in the coming years.
What else did Lionel Messi say?
The Argentine striker also discussed his relationship with Brazilian superstar Neymar – a player he worked with in Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain – saying that with Neymar they know each other by heart, they enjoyed a lot of time together in Barcelona. According to Messi, he would like to be able to enjoy it longer in Barcelona, but life has caught them back in Paris, they are happy to be together, he loves to play with him, to be with him on a daily basis.
What will happen after that for Lionel Messi?
Lionel Messi only found a target 11 times in all competitions for Paris Saint-Germain last season but, with the World Cup in November, looked more like his old self in 2022-23 and already has six goals and eight assists to his name .