Cristiano Ronaldo praises Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe as the ‘future of football’

The Frenchman has recieved a glowing endorsement from Ronaldo

Adam Hamdani
Thursday 20 February 2020 13:35
All Kylian Mbappé's Champions League goals in 2019-20

Cristiano Ronaldo as heralded Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé as “the present and future” of football.

Mbappé burst onto the scene while helping Monaco to an unlikely Ligue 1 victory and is now firmly established as one of the greatest players in the world.

He moved to PSG in 2017 and has since scored 84 goals in 116 appearances for the French side, winning two more Ligue 1 titles.

The 21-year-old also won the Best Young Player award at the 2018 World Cup as France beat Croatia in the final to lift the trophy.

Ronaldo, 35, is no stranger to silverware and the Juventus forward has praised his younger counterpart as the future of the men’s game.

Mbappe has been praised by Ronaldo

“Mbappe is the future and the present,” Ronaldo said, as per Marca.

“He’s a fantastic player, very fast, and he will be the future.”

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