Cristiano Ronaldo believes PSG star Kylian Mbappe shares similar attributes like him
Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe Plays Like himself. Ronaldo compared the France international to the younger version of himself.
Kylian Mbappe, (22,), is a huge fan of Ronaldo, and like many young talent on the globe he want to emulate the footsteps of the five-time Ballon D’or holder.
The France international broke into the football scene in 2015 at Monaco. After spending three years with Monaco, Mbappe joined PSG in 2018.
At Paris Saint-Germain Mbappe has grew up to become one of the best forwards in the game. His remarkable techniques and great speed helped France to clinch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
In addition, Mbappe also played a key role as PSG reached it reached their first Champions League final in 2019, which they eventually lost 1-0 Bayern Munich.
The 22-year-old without a shrewd of doubt is big admirer of Ronaldo, even going ahead to label Cristiano’s bicycle-kick strike against Juventus as the best goal he has ever seen.
Speaking when quizzed about the Frenchman, Ronaldo said;
” Yes, he has similar attribute to me. He has incredible qualities with remarkable techniques that he execute at great speed. He get past defenders, he get past goalkeepers. Despite being very young he has already come a long way, I like him [Mbappe].”
He was heavily linked with a move to Ronaldo’s former club Real Madrid. However, PSG remained firm, turning down two bids from the Spanish giant.
It is believed he will link up with Madrid next summer as a free agent when his deal with PSG expires in June 2022.