Maybe difficult to believe it, but it's clear as it sounds and the stats show it: at the age of 22, French star Kylian Mbappé has better numbers than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, two of the best players in history, at UEFA Champions League.
Paris Saint-Germains's player of the moment had a really wonderful performance against Barcelona last Tuesday scoring a hat-trick at the European competition clash played in Spain and was absolutely unstoppable. In this way, he definitely won the personal match with Leo.
Kylian Mbappé now acumulates 24 goals and 16 assists in just 41 appearances. On the other hand, at his current age, Leo Messi had reached the figures of 17 goals and 7 assists in 33 games. Besides, in 26 appearances, Cristiano Ronaldo had not scored goals although he had contributed 5 assists. Talking about CR7, It took him 30 games before he managed to find the net, and he finally scored two in the 7-1 against Roma in October 2007.
Now, the Portuguese (135 goals and five championships) and the Argentinian (119 and four championships) are the top scorers in the history of the European competition. That's why the future of the young Kylian Mbappé it's really encouraging. Definitely, he is on the right path.
Kylian Mbappé was absolutely unstoppable for Barcelona last Tuesday: he scored a hat-trick.
His first appearance in the UEFA Champions League was in the 2016/2017 season, in which he scored 6 goals. In 2017/2018 he scored in 4 opportunities, in 2018/2019 other 4, in 2019/2020 5 and in 2020/2021 5 more.