Register Login Scores

UEFA Champions League

Mbappe Breaks Messi UCL Record

After going almost a year without scoring in the UEFA Champions League, Kylian Mbappe broke a record set by Lionel Messi on Wednesday night.

Scroll through the gallery above to see the youngest players ever to score 20 UCL goals!

The Paris Saint-Germain superstar netted a brace in his side's 5-1 thumping of Istanbul Basaksehir, which saw PSG jump to the top of Group H.

Those strikes were Mbappe's first goals in the competition this year, with his previous UCL strike coming on 11 December 2019.

The brace also saw the Frenchman become the youngest-ever player to reach 20 goals in Europe's elite club tournament, breaking the previous record held by Messi.

Mbappe netted his two goals against Basaksehir, which came a day after the game was abandoned with both sets of players walking off the pitch following an alleged incident of racism, at the age of 21 years and 355 days, while Messi was 22 years and 266 days old when he reached the milestone.

Read: PSG Referee Accused Of Racism Breaks Silence

Meanwhile, the Champions League's all-time record goalscorer Ronaldo was 24 years and 308 days when he reached 20 strikes in the competition.

Neymar & Mbappe React To Alleged Racism Incident

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

Messi Beaten To World's Best Playmaker Title, CR7 Not In Top 9


Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

18 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

124 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Official: 10 More Confirmed January Transfers

2 Jan 15, 2021 08:15 PM in International Transfers

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

144 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Official: 10 More Confirmed January Transfers

2 Jan 15, 2021 08:15 PM in International Transfers

Confirmed: Serero Lands New Contract

12 Jan 18, 2021 10:10 AM in Players Abroad

‘Chiefs Genius’ Headlines Rama’s Dream Team

28 Jan 15, 2021 02:44 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Pep Praises Brighton & Tau

7 Jan 15, 2021 10:31 AM in English Premier League

Young Guns Sends Chiefs Into Top Eight

242 Jan 16, 2021 06:54 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates