Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe confirmed that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has done a lot for football, and it is not good to make comparisons with him.
Mbappe said about his comment on Cristiano Ronaldo pictures inside his room as a child, during an interview with the German newspaper “Bild”: “I was a child who dreamed of many things, especially a career like Ronaldo, because when he plays, everyone who watches him is happy, and he did this for 15 years, That’s why I think football fans love Cristiano Ronaldo.”
On comparing him to the Portuguese star, Mbappe added: “I have been playing for 5 years, so I cannot be compared to him, and for me it is a matter of respect, because Cristiano has given a lot to football, so it is not good to make comparisons with him, and there are few like Ronaldo, only when you see him you can learning”.
Mbappe revealed his attempt to persuade his colleagues in the French national team, specifically Bayern Munich players, to join the ranks of the Bavarian giant, saying: “Yes, Lucas Hernandez told me to come to Bayern Munich, and in football, no one knows what will happen, but I am happy in these moments.”
And on Bayern’s transformation into its biggest rival after losing the Champions League final 10 months ago, Mbappe replied: “Bayern is one of the top 5 clubs in the world, and we have to congratulate them because they maintain the quality of the list every year, they simply know what they are doing, so I have to win. Always against Bayern if I want to win trophies.”
The young French striker talked about what he learned from German coach Thomas Tuchel during his training with Paris Saint-Germain, adding: “The tactical side, which is great in this matter, knows very well how competitors behave and can predict the course of events with great accuracy, and he can become one of the best coaches in the future. Especially since he is still young, and he proved this after winning the Champions League.”
Mbappe confirmed that he did not congratulate Tochel after winning the Champions League with his new team Chelsea, saying: “I have not congratulated him yet, I wanted to send a message to him, but he rarely reads it, so I wrote to his assistants to send my congratulations to him, and I will call him after the Euro Championship, and I will be linked. He has a good relationship.”
Kylian Mbappe, 22, concluded his speech by revealing his relationship with his Brazilian colleague with Neymar da Silva, saying: “Of course, he is one of my best friends, and there are some who speak badly about his behavior, and perhaps this is due to some scenes in the World Cup due to his absence from time to time, But I can confirm that he is a wonderful person, and what some people think of him is not true, so these people should know him better to judge him afterwards.”
It is noteworthy that Kylian Mbappe will face with the French national team, his Portuguese counterpart, led by his star Cristiano Ronaldo, in the finals of the European Football Championship “Euro 2020”, which will be held from June 11 to July 11, as part of the sixth “Death” group competitions, which It also includes the national teams of Germany and Hungary.