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France Boss Responds To Mbappe/Messi Comparisons

France Boss Responds To Kylian Mbappe/Lionel Messi Comparisons

By Kurt Buckerfield - Oct 11, 2018 05:31 PM @KurtLaduma

With Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe being hailed as one of the best young players in world football, France's manager has now spoken about the forward being compared to five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi.

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Many believe Mbappe is the true heir to the throne currently occupied by Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, who have both dominated world football for more than a decade.

At 19, Mbappe has been tipped to reach the crazy standards set by the two superstars, even earning comparisons to them, and Les Bleus boss Didier Deschamps feels he belongs in the same category as the Argentine.

"Messi and Mbappe are two different players, with different characteristics, but one thing is clear, Kylian is out of this world," Deschamps told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

"I think they belong in the same category of player, but Kylian is very young.

"I don't want to take anything away from Kylian, but Messi is at an incredible level after 10 years.

"Kylian has great chances of having a great career too. He's doing important stuff already, although others before him haven't been able to win a World Cup.

"He has a long way to improve too."

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Do you think Mbappe can become one of the greatest players in the world? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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musah005 Joined: 05 Mar 2017
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musah005 Oct 11, 2018 08:47 PM
@joemak I hope one day you will read to understand,before rushing for comments
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joemak Joined: 10 May 2013
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joemak Oct 11, 2018 08:13 PM
I don't see the coach talking about Penald'or anywhere coweditor, but yes he may reach Penald'or level someday in terms of goals etc, but no one will ever match what the GOAT can do overall.
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Sir_Ven_JoaquiN Joined: 03 Aug 2014
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Sir_Ven_JoaquiN Oct 11, 2018 07:06 PM
Yes he's good, why not?
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Pep G junior Joined: 26 Dec 2017
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Pep G junior Oct 11, 2018 06:05 PM
Fair enough. Respect

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