22 years and 80 days.
That’s how previous Kylian Mbappe was when he scored his 25th Champions League aim – and he has overwhelmed Lionel Messi’s report to develop into the quickest participant EVER to attain the feat.
Mbappe, who scored a hat-trick towards Barcelona final month as they ran riot in a 4-1 victory at Camp Nou, slotted residence the opening aim from the spot within the return leg on the Parc des Princes.
The penalty was given by referee Anthony Taylor after a VAR assessment, with Mauro Icardi deemed to have been tripped within the field.
Messi, who hit again with an absolute thunderbolt to stage the scoreline, turned the youngest participant in historical past to attain 25 when he was 22 years 86 days previous.
Nonetheless, Mbappe shouldn’t get too comfy as Erling Haaland is true on his tail.
Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s rivalry close to two-decade rivalry is coming to an finish, and it seems like Haaland vs Mbappe is the brand new rivalry set to dominate soccer over the subsequent years.
The Borussia Dortmund striker, who netted one other sensible brace towards Sevilla on Tuesday, has scored 20 UEFA Champions League targets in simply 14 video games – the youngest participant ever to attain that many at 20 years previous.
The Norway striker has achieved the milestone in ten matches fewer than the subsequent participant on the listing, Tottenham’s Harry Kane, who had set a brand new benchmark when he struck his 20th aim in November 2019 – on his 24th look within the competitors.