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Opinion: No other French player comes close to Mbappe

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After another brilliant year as a professional, we believe there is no other French player who comes close to Kylian Mbappe’s talents. 

Although there are many French players who are great in world-football, we think none of them come even close to Kylian Mbappe.

The young PSG star just received his second consecutive award as the best player of the year in France.

This recognition is handed every year by France Football, which is also the publication that invented the Ballon d’Or.

This also came with an extended interview where Mbappe spoke about many different subjects.

He mentioned the lack of rivalry there is with Neymar at PSG, but he spoke about so many more topics.

This past year has been more non-stop growing as a football professional, Kylian Mbappe reached Lionel Messi’s level at a certain point.

We can easily tell you that no other French player came even slightly close to what Mbappe did throughout 2019.

We can talk about Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba, or Olivier Giroud all we want.

But Mbappe is definitely on another level when it comes to performance.

France sure is lucky for having one of the best players in the world at their disposal right now.

In fact, we don’t think even Karim Benzema is on Mbappe’s level. 

Messi is always watching Mbappe. 

During the interview, the French forward revealed how much he appreciates Lionel Messi noticing him last season.

“People think that Kylian has changed, but it’s not true. He plays to be decisive and important for his team,” he told France Football.

“Except at age 17 or 18, you dare a little less to do your own thing because you still haven’t proven anything.”

“You have to respect a certain form of hierarchy and give the ball to the best players. Now, they give me the ball and I take more advantage of my opportunity because I have tried it.”

“The perception of the guy who is obsessed with the ball and that laughs at everything that happens around it is a false perception.”

“Goals are good for children who only remember that. On the other hand, older people, those who know a little more, do not stop at mere statistics.”

“I know Messi was watching me. I suddenly realized I could fight to win the Golden Shoe.”

“But I had Messi right in front of me. There were days in which I scored three goals and then he scored four on the next day.”

“I remember asking Ousmane Dembele. It couldn’t be possible. Is he doing it on purpose?”

“He told me that Messi was watching me.”It’s flattering that someone like Leo takes you into consideration,” he added.

Who in France can compete against Kylian Mbappe? 

As of right now, only Antoine Griezmann and Karim Benzema have the skill to compete against Kylian Mbappe.

But not even these two players have the slightest chance, they are facing an all-time great.

Those who think it’s too soon to talk about this player in absolutes, just wait and see what he does during 2020.

There is no way to cover the undisputed truth anymore, we are in the presence of football royalty.

We are in the presence of greatness that is just starting to live a brilliant career.

We are grateful for living in an era where not a lot of time had to pass after Messi and Ronaldo.

Kylian Mbappe came here to stay, and he is about to give us some incredible performances.

Whether you enjoy him at the stadium or through the television, we urge you to never miss one of his games.

This is the ideal time for Mbappe to take over the world, it’s his turn to shine as one of the best players in history.

We have a gut feeling that Mbappe will be just as important for PSG in the Champions League, as he will be for France at the 2020 Euro.

And we tell you again, there is no better French player than Kylian Mbappe right now. 

Which other French player is better than Kylian Mbappe? Please share your opinion in the comment section down below.