PSG star Mbappe shows off his autographed jersey from Brazil legend Pele

PSG star Mbappe shows off his autographed jersey from Brazil legend Pele

- PSG superstar Kylian Mbappe got a surprise package from Brazil legend Pele

- The 19-year-old was gifted a signed Santos jersey after his impressive performance at the 2018 World Cup in Russia

- He became the second teenager to score twice at the tournament after Pele in 1958

Paris Saint Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe has taken to social media to show off his autographed Santos jersey by Brazil legend Pele according to SunSport.

The 19-year-old striker helped France win their second FIFA World Cup this summer in Russia as he became the second teenager to score twice in the tournament since Pele's double against Sweden in 1958.

He (Mbappe) scored in Les Blues 4-2 win over Croatia on July 15 and was crowned the best young player at the tournament.

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After the tournament, Pele congratulated the youngster on social media saying that: "Congratulations @KMbappe. 2 goals in a World Cup so young puts you in great company!"

Just as if that wasn't enough, the 77-year-old further strengthen his affiliation with the French star by giving him a signed Santos shirt.

The three time World Cup winner spent 18 of his almost 21 years career with Santos and scored 619 times in 638 appearances.

Meanwhile, the PSG star while reacting to the kind gesture from the football legend said: "Thanks for this amazing gift, King @Pele."

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The youngster has shown no signs that his blistering form during the World Cup will slow down anytime soon after an impressive start to the season.

He has scored four times in just two league starts and also opened his Champions League account in the defeat at Liverpool.

NAIJ.com previously reported that Paris Saint Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe vowed to donate his entire international match fees to charity.

The 19-year-old striker was on fire for France on Saturday as they defeated Argentina 4-3 to reach the quarterfinal stage at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.

His two goals within four minutes proved to be very important as they survived the Argentine scare in the later minutes of the game.

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