If Mbappe keeps equalling my records, I may have to dust my boots off again: Pele after France win
After France's 19-year-old Kylian Mbappé became the first teen since Brazil's Pelé to score in World Cup final, the legendary footballer tweeted congratulating the young footballer.
FIFA World Cup 2018 is over. While France took home the golden trophy, all eyes were on 19-year old French player, Kylian Mbappé who became the first teen since Brazil's Pele to score in a World Cup final.
After the win, Pele himself tweeted congratulating Mbappe.
"If Kylian keeps equalling my records like this I may have to dust my boots off again". "Welcome to the club, @KMbappe - it's great to have some company", tweeted the 77-year-old, who has won three World Cups.
And to his tweet, Mbappe humbly replied, "The king will always remain king."
If Kylian keeps equalling my records like this I may have to dust my boots off again... // Se o @KMbappe continuar a igualar os meus records assim, eu vou ter que tirar a poeira das minhas chuteiras novamente...#WorldCupFinal https://t.co/GYWfMxPn7p— Pelé (@Pele) July 15, 2018