Footballing legends have hailed the 20-year-old for his outstanding performances, considering him the greatest footballing youngster today.
Pauleta and Thomas Tuchel have been saluting the potential of a 20-year-old frontman who continues to be compared with the very best on the planet
Kylian Mbappe is considered to be more of the Ronaldo
At just 20 years of age, a World Cup-winning France international is already considered to sit alongside the global elite.
His performances for club and country have positioned him among
Former PSG striker Pauleta is in no doubt that Mbappe will one day claim that prestigious prize – possibly on multiple occasions – with there still much potential to be unlocked in one so young.
He told L’Equipe of one of the most exciting talents to have emerged for some time: “It’s been two or three years now that he has been impressing everyone.
“He is a player who can make a difference at any time, he has reached a very high level and has already won a lot when still at the beginning of his career. He is a player who can make fans love PSG.
“He can reach the level of Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo and win several Ballons d’Or.