- Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted Kylian Mbappe is the present and future of football
- Mbappe finished as sixth best at the 2019 Ballon d'Or award which was won by Messi
- Ronaldo who finished third stated that Mbappe is a fantastic player
Paris-Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe is one of the fastest rising youngsters in the world considering his age, achievements and the club he currently plays for.
At the age of 21, Kylian Mbappe can happily beat his chest that he is a World Cup winner having won it with France at the 2018 championship in Russia.
In fact, Kylian Mbappe showed superb class for France at the championship where he scored some brilliant goals.
Since he joined Paris-Saint-Germain from Monaco, Kylian Mbappe has been proving himself to be a worthy man for the French club.
He has made the club not to feel the absence of Brazilian football star Neymar whose career at Paris-Saint-Germain has been affected with injuries.
Since Kylian Mbappe joined Paris-Saint-Germain, the forward has netted 84 goals in 116 games winning two Ligue one titles so far.
While he was growing up, Kylian Mbappe decorated his room in France with action pictures of Cristiano Ronaldo which was an indication that the Portuguese was his hero.
His dream of meeting Cristiano Ronaldo eventually came to fulfillment when they both met in the Champions League between Real Madrid and Paris-Saint-Germain.
Ronaldo also had similar growing career with Kylian Mbappe after he was giving the chance at Manchester United by Alex Ferguson at the age of 18.
And today, the Portugal international is a proud winner of five Ballon d'Or awards.
Now, the Juventus forward believes 21-year-old Mbappe is the present and future of football.
"Mbappe is the future and the present. He's a fantastic player, very fast, and he will be the future.
"He's a fantastic player, very fast, and he will be the future," Cristiano Ronaldo told Marca.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh had reported how Norwegian wonder-kid, Erling Haaland, disclosed that he would always have Cristiano Ronaldo to thank for his incredible goal-scoring run, saying the Portuguese super footie is " a model for me.''
Haaland singlehandedly put French champions PSG on the dagger with two wonderful goals that eased the Germans past their visitors on Tuesday, February 18, at Signal Iduna Park.