Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has tipped France captain Kylian Mbappe to surpass Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s goals records.
Mbappe recently scored a hat-trick during France’s 14-0 win against Gibraltar in their 2024 UEFA Euros qualifier last weekend to reach 300 career goals.
His goals against Gibraltar saw him reach the landmark quicker than Ronaldo and Messi, who were 27 and 25, respectively when they scored a total of 300 goals.
The 24-year-old has already scored 46 goals for France in just 74 games.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward is third on the all-time scorer list behind Henry (51) and Olivier Giroud (56).
However, Henry believes Mbappe can reach 1000 goals, above Ronaldo (865) and Messi (821).
Henry said (via GOAL): “What this little one does is not nothing. It is just incredible […] the problem is when you are so good, people often see when you miss or when you are not good.
“We expect a lot of him, but he should just not have been so good! Joking aside, let’s be happy that he is French. How high can he go? 1000. I’m overdoing it, but honestly, it is Kylian that decides.”
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