France forward Kylian Mbappe has now scored 31 goals in the Champions League to make him the youngest player with such goals in the UEFA Champions League. The player who is now the youngest player to reach 30 Champions League goals as Paris St-Germain rounded off Group A with a win over Club Bruges.
Kylian Mbappe Becomes Youngest Player to Score plus Goals in UCL
The hosts were already guaranteed to qualify for the knockout stage in second place, behind Manchester City. Mbappe scored twice in the 4-1 win against the visitors from Belgium. He opened the scoring in the first two minutes of the game before doubling his goal in the game’s seventh minute.
Lionel Messi also scored twice on either side of a Bruges consolation. Mats Rits beat goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma to score the only consolation goal for the visitors with a slotted finish.
Kylian Mbappe then set up Messi for the third for the host. The 34-year-old scampered to the edge of the Bruges box, shifted the ball onto his left foot and curled into the corner to score against a 38th different side in the competition. Messi scored the second after Rits had responded for the Belgian side, slotting in from the penalty spot.