Heartwarming Footage Shows Mbappe Playing With Kids Just Before Scoring Hattrick in French Cup

Heartwarming Footage Shows Mbappe Playing With Kids Just Before Scoring Hattrick in French Cup

  • France and Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe continued his rich vein of goal-scoring form in the French Cup
  • The 24-year-old scored three times in the first half and added a brace in the second stanza as PSG brushed aside lower-tier side Pays de Cassel
  • Aside from Mbappe, Neymar also found the back of the net in sensational style

Kylian Mbappe bagged a first-half hattrick in a space of 11 minutes during his first game as Paris Saint-Germain captain.

Mbappe notched an eyewatering five goals against sixth-tier side Pays de Cassel in the Coupe de France, setting up a mouthwatering tie against Marseille in the next round.

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Kylian Mbappe shared a touching moment with kids prior to PSG's French Cup tie with sixth-tier side Pays de Cassel. Photo credit: @Football_Tweet @BeSoccerFR
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The Frenchman has been relentless since his return from the World Cup, and it comes as no surprise that he is just four goals shy from becoming the competition's all-time top scorer.

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Aside from finding the back of the net on five occasions, Mbappe also linked up with teammate Neymar before the latter scored a sublime goal.

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But before the David vs Goliath encounter, the Golden Boot winner at the 2022 World Cup shared a wholesome moment with kids before kick-off.

In a video making the rounds on social media, the 24-year-old allowed the kids to partake in a ceremonial kickoff before engaging in a brief rondo with them.

He would hope to continue his goal-scoring spree for the Parisians when they host Stade Reims on Sunday, January 29.

PSG fan undecided on Mbappe

Alexis Zmijak is stuck between a rock and a hard place.

The Pays de Cassel defender is a Paris Saint-Germain Ultra but will have to play against the French giants in the next round of the French Cup.

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As a PSG Ultra who now has to play against the team he supports, Zmijak isn't sure how to deal with Mbappe, Goal reported.

Mbappe, Neymar hilariously play basketball

Sports Brief earlier reported that Paris Saint-Germain superstars, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe have shown that if they weren’t footballers, they could have turned out as terrible professional basketballers.

Both PSG players were spotted trying out their basketball skills on the court, but it turns out they are not half as skilled as they are with a football.

Neymar and Mbappe tried taking the hoop shot simultaneously from the arc of the basketball court, but their attempts turned out more horribly than they both could have imagined in a hilarious video.

Source: Sports Brief News