Kylian Mbappe scored twice within minutes in the 2nd half to put France 4-2 ahead before Argentina pulled one back in the last minute.
France beat Argentina 4-3 in a nail-biting last 16 World Cup match on Saturday as the 19-year-old Mbappe struck double in a tremendous performance in Kazan.
Here is how social media reacted to Mbappe’s stunning performance.
Mbappe ⚡️⚡️⚡️ pic.twitter.com/yxzDHtPzF9
— B/R Football (@brfootball) June 30, 2018
— The Field (@thefield_in) June 30, 2018
Love this photo.. it’s great to have that hero and someone who inspires you..
but it’s about going out there and making your own name on the World stage..
— Alex Scott MBE (@AlexScott) June 30, 2018
'98 Thierry Henry looking at 2018 Kylian Mbappé pic.twitter.com/r4ECK4MrPs
— A West (@ayyy_west) June 30, 2018
Kylian Mbappe wasn't even born when France won the 1998 World Cup.
And look at you.
You were born.
And what have you done with your life?
Ah well. It's Saturday. Let's order pizza.
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) June 30, 2018
Only four teenagers have scored in a #WorldCup knockout game:
⚽️ Michael Owen
⚽️ Julian Green
⚽️ Kylian Mbappé
Destined for greatness. pic.twitter.com/KVVfP8jQ0R
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) June 30, 2018
A performance like that on world's stage ??????. At 19 I was being rejected by Brighton ? #Mbappe
— Ian Wright (@IanWright0) June 30, 2018