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Mbappé creates history after netting 2 goals.

Les Bleus are once again showing their football prowess with their comfortable 3-1 victory over Poland in their round of 16 tie.

They dominated both halves, even though The Eagles had much of the ball from the restart to the time Kylian Mbappé shattered their comeback dreams.

Olivier Giroud had put France ahead in the first half; a goal that saw him overtake Thierry Henry as the all time leading top scorer for France with 52 goals. He scored an eye catching bicycle kick which unfortunately didn't count because the referee had stopped play moments earlier.

Kylian Mbappé was causing lots of trouble to the Poland's defence but Matty Cash was always there to keep him at bay.

However in the 74 minute, the French attackers caught Poland by surprise when they started a counter attack after clearing the ball from their area. Giroud combined well with Ousmane Dembele who set up a fine cross to Mbappé in a place with a very huge space, and the PSG man did his thing by burying it in the top left corner of the net.

This goal made him the youngest player to reach 8 goals in the world cup tournament at 23 years, surpassing the tally of Brazilian legend, Pele, who had 7 at that age.

Mbappé added another one in stoppage time hence adding his world cup tally to 5 and becoming the top scorer.

His performance today showed that he's still becoming more and more lethal and will be unstoppable when he reaches the peak of his career.

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