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"Who's the boss?": In France they praise Mbappe, "the best striker in the world" - voila! sport


150 fans waited at the airport and called his name, Galtieri poured out and in Marseille they also acknowledged the "slap" they received from the PSG striker who equaled Cavani with 200 goals. Messi scored his 700th goal

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Paris Saint-Germain celebrated in a big way at the end of the French classic against Marseille, when Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi led them to a crushing 0:3 in the Velodrome and increased the gap between them in the table to eight points, a victory that brings Christophe Galtier and his players significantly closer to another championship.

Even before the final whistle, amazing landmarks were registered by the two biggest stars.

Mbappe scored first in the 25th minute and completed a brace half an hour later, a goal that made history for the Parisians: the 24-year-old striker reached 200 goals in the Paris Saint-Germain uniform and equaled Edinson Cavani as the club's all-time goalscorer.

This is an amazing achievement, certainly if you consider that Mbappe needed 55 games less than Cavani to reach 200 goals, he reached this huge amount in 246 games.

equaled Cavani.

Mbappe (Photo: GettyImages, NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP)

"He is without a doubt the best striker in the world. He also knows how to show up for the big games, which is typical of the great players," Galtier poured praises on Mbappe who received the most credit for the great victory.

Paris Saint-Germain's social networks provided a glimpse into the dressing room after the match, as the star celebrated with his friends: "This is what a working day looks like!"

and goes to bless one by one.

More than 150 fans waited for the Paris Saint-Germain players at the airport to celebrate the 0:3, lit flares and smoke grenades, waved the players on their shoulders and mostly called Mbappe's name.

The French newspapers also bowed to the striker: "Mbappe destroyed Marseille. So who is the boss?", they asked in "Le Parisien", while in the Riviera area they were amazed by the host's defeat: "What a slap!".

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As mentioned, Mbappe is not the only one who recorded a rare milestone, because four minutes after his first goal came a great moment for Leo Messi who celebrated his 700th goal in his club career, in addition to the fact that he also celebrated his first goal in the Clasico against Marseille - in the previous four meetings against the arch rival he Couldn't even cook.

Messi also scored more than any other player to play in the top five leagues thanks to the 672 goals he scored for Barcelona and a further 28 for Paris Saint-Germain.

The only one who comes close to him is Cristiano Ronaldo, who also reached 700 goals in his club career, of course even before moving to Al-Nassar in Saudi Arabia in December, last October as a Manchester United player, but not all 700 were as a player in one of the five top leagues because among them there are several Goals from his early days at Sporting Lisbon in Portugal.

Including the national team, Messi has 798 goals, two away from another milestone of 800 goals in his career.

By the way, Messi and Mbappe cooked for each other ten times this season - more than any other duo in the French league.

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If so, in the city of lights they are closing the month of February with a smile, which provided them with quite a few painful moments, including being kicked out of the cup by the same Marseille, a 1:0 home loss against Bayern Munich in the round of 16 of the Champions League and an injury to Neymar.

After it was already reported that Galtieri would be fired in the event of relegation from the Champions League next week, President Nasser Al-Khalaifi, who according to the publications contacted the former PSG coach, Thomas Tuchel, took the opportunity to convey confidence to the coach and his players ahead of the rematch against Bayern: "Tonight we saw the great PSG. I always had confidence in the players and my coach. We won in style, it was a big game at the level of PSG, against an excellent Marseille. We have to remember that this is our true face," he said The Qatari owner.

  • sport

  • world football

  • French league


  • Lionel Messi

  • Paris Saint Germain

  • Kylian Mbappe

Source: walla

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