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Shattering records: Henry feels like Mbappe will become France’s all-time top scorer

Kylian Mbappe, PSG, Ligue 1
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Kylian Mbappe is the hot topic of the media these days due to the links connecting him to a Real Madrid move the following summer.

For all the talk about his career, Mbappe does the real talking on the pitch.

PSG’s ace has already scored 13 goals for France, winning the World Cup last year in the process.

French all-time top scorer and new Montreal Impact manager, Thierry Henry, is the record-holder with 51 goals for France.

Henry claims that Mbappe will set the bar “very, very high”, insinuating that he believes the youngster will break his record.

Talking to Omnisport, he said:

“With Kylian, we say he’s young because of his age but he’s not really young anymore because of what he does, because of the amount of games he has played, because of his game IQ.

“I often talk about that because we talk about his speed, his dribbles, his goals, and I think we’ll talk about it for 20 more years. It’s [a long time], I hope for him, but yes maybe 15, 16 years, 20 years if he can.

“Ibra [Zlatan Ibrahimovic] is still playing [at 38]. If [Mbappe] has no injuries, he’ll be called up [to] the national team, of course he will.

“So yes, I think he will set the bar very, very high,” as quoted by Fox Sports Asia.

Mbappe already reached a milestone of 100 career goals. His tally can only get bigger given that he’s just 20-years old.

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