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Passing The Baton – CR7 & Mbappe Wins Hearts In Beautiful Shirt Exchange

After facing each other in an exciting Euro 2020 fixture, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe won hearts all over after the Portugal vs France fixture. Check it out!

To see the abovementioned images, scroll through the gallery above

What’s the story?

As mentioned, supporters were treated to an exciting group F encounter when France and Portugal played out to a 2-2 at the Ferenc Puskas Stadium on Wednesday night.

A brace by Real Madrid star Karim Benzema and two penalties by Ronaldo completed the scoresheet, with the Juventus man grabbing one of many headlines in the process.

       

Record Breaker

Ronaldo’s goals meant that he tied Ali Daei’s record of the most goals scored in international football (109), solidifying his status as one of the game’s most prolific goalscorers.  

Mbappe, who looks up to the former Manchester United star often stated that he intends on emulating Ronaldo’s career, had the rare occasion of playing against his idol.

Shirt Swap

Naturally, Mbappe and CR7 approached each other after the game as they swapped national team shirts. Fans on social media quickly caught sight of their exchange, with images of the two circulating online.

To see the abovementioned images, scroll through the gallery above

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