France teen sensation Kylian Mbappe is finally 20-years-old. The youngster joined Pele as the only teenagers to score in a World Cup final. The goal against Croatia was the fourth for his country in Russia 2018 World Cup. The sky is the limit for the young striker. Paris Saint-Germain signed him from AS Monaco last summer for €180 million. The transfer made him the most expensive teenager in history. Today, as we celebrate his 20th birthday, let us look at some of the best quotes made about him by football legends recently.
7. French Football Fed Pres. Quote on Mbappe
— Ouest-France (@OuestFrance) July 19, 2018
“On the pitch, he is a phenomenon. He does not play like a young player nor someone who has been around for a while.
“He is natural. You would think he’s been here for the last 15 years. He has a good handshake, he is very kind, has lots of respect for others. He has been very well brought up and is very mature for his age.” -Noel le Graet, French Football Federation President
6. Paul Pogba Quote on Mbappe
“Kylian has much more talent than I have. Do you see what he is doing at his age? No, I never had his talent’’- Paul Pogba
5. R. Madrid Pres. Florentino Perez Quote on Mbappe
Liberté, Égalité, Mbappé…@AS_Relano looks at the changing influence of Kylian Mbappé and Neymar Jr at PSG and how this affects Florentino Pérez' transfer decisionshttps://t.co/NODGeUh6wE pic.twitter.com/wuFGocBGwa
— AS English (@English_AS) July 18, 2018
“Zidane saw him when he was 16 years old. Zidane liked him a lot. Mbappe has some very good ways and surely he’ll become one of the greatest.”- Real Madrid president Florentino Perez
4. Gianluigi Buffon quote on Mbappe
— ParisTeam (@Paristeamfr) July 23, 2018
“Mbappe is an incredible talent and also seems like a good kid, so that will really help his career and I hope it’ll be a luminous career, at that.”- Gianluigi Buffon