Kylian Mbappe has become the youngest player to reach 30 appearances for France after starting their Euro 2020 qualifier against Iceland on Monday.
The 20-year-old is six months younger than Karim Benzema was when he reached the landmark in 2010.
Mbappe made his debut for Les Bleus in a 3-1 win over Luxembourg in March 2017 and scored his first international goal in a World Cup qualifier against Netherlands in August later that year.
He has wasted little time in becoming one of his country’s key figures and played a vital role in their triumph in Russia last year, scoring his fourth of the tournament in the final against Croatia.
And Mbappe marked his record-breaking appearance with the assist for Samuel Umtiti’s opening goal at Stade de France on Monday.
30 – Kylian Mbappé is the youngest player to reach 30 caps with the French national team in history (20 years & 3 months). Karim Benzema was previously holding the record at the age of 22 years & 9 months. Crack. @FrenchTeam pic.twitter.com/bjjEf7ITdX
— OptaJean (@OptaJean) March 25, 2019
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