Kylian Mbappe believes that Brazil, Germany and Spain will be the leading contenders for glory in Russia and added it will likely be the final chance for Belgium’s golden generation to win the World Cup
The Paris Saint-Germain forward is currently preparing himself for his first appearance in world football’s biggest stage and recently brushed off concerns over a reported ankle injury ahead of France’s Group C opener against Australia.
When pressed on who he believes will be the favourites to win at Russia, the 19-year-old admitted that he felt that France are not among the top candidates.
“Brazil, Germany and Spain are at present three teams that are a little ahead of us,” said Mbappe, as stated on Goal.
“After, there is Belgium. For them it’s now. With their generation, I think it’s the last chance.”
In his first season at PSG, the teenage striker scored 21 goals in 44 games and was included in the France World Cup squad on the back of his impressive performances.
Les Bleus will also be facing Peru and Denmark in Group C.