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Ronaldo is my idol: Kylian Mbappe

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The Paris Saint-Germain young star talked about his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo, and how he’s reshaping the face of the Italian Lega Serie A.

With only 21 years of age, French star Kylian Mbappe is already a big name in the world of football.

But the Paris Saint-Germain footballer spoke to La Gazzetta Dello Sport today to talk about his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo.

“This year I dream of winning everything: the Champions League, the European Championship and the Olympics,” he said.

“I grew up with the myth of Zidane, then I loved the great Brazilian players: from Pelé to Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, and Kaka.”

He added: “Another idol of mine was Cristiano Ronaldo.”

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“It’s already late for me to have a career like Messi, otherwise I should have stayed in Monaco. So, logically and without wanting to take anything away from Messi, I have to be inspired by Ronaldo’s career.”

The 21-year-old French forward also spoke about Ronaldo’s current club: “Juventus are a strong team and this is demonstrated by the Champions League finals they have played in recent seasons.”

“The Bianconeri have always lacked something that makes the difference, but now they really have something with Ronaldo, a player who makes you win the important things.”

“So also, this year Juventus remains among the favorites, which are the usual ones: Barcelona, Real Madrid, Liverpool and the others of all time. In addition, with Sarri, Juve now plays a good game, thanks to a group of strong players regardless,” he concluded.