Champions League: Mbappe breaks Messi’s record as PSG thrash Club Brugge 4-1

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Kylian Mbappe, achieved on Tuesday, became the youngest player to score 30 times in the Champions League as the 22-year-old broke the previous record held by current team-mate, Lionel Messi.

Mbappe opened the scoring against Club Brugge within 70 seconds at Parc des Princes which saw the France international hit Champions League 30 goals at the age of 22 years and 352 days. Messi was 23 years, 131 days old when he reached that milestone in 2010.

Mbappe’s opener was also PSG’s quickest goal in the competition since September 2016, when Edinson Cavani took just 42 seconds to score against Arsenal.

Mbappe who went on to score one more, before Messi’s brace saw the Ligue 1 side win 4-1 now has 11 goals and 14 assists in 22 appearances in all competitions for PSG so far this season.

 

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