Paris Saint-Germain’s French forward Kylian Mbappe raises a trophy during a ceremony after he became Paris Saint-Germain’s all-time top scorer with his 201st goal for the club in their 4-2 win in the French L1 football match against FC Nantes at The Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris, March 4, 2023.
The France superstar had equaled Edinson Cavani’s previous record mark of 200 goals with a brace in last week’s win at Marseille and went one better by netting in stoppage time at the Parc des Princes.
PSG had earlier squandered a two-goal lead, with Lionel Messi putting them ahead and a Jaouen Hadjam own goal making it 2-0 inside 17 minutes before Nantes fought back to draw level.
Ludovic Blas pulled one back for the visitors and Ignatius Ganago equalized, but Mbappe set up Danilo Pereira to put PSG back in front on the hour mark and then claimed his record-breaking goal later.
Mbappe after becoming the top scorer he stated
“This is a great thing to happen to me, but the great thing to happen to the team was the 3 straight wins after our loss to Bayern, and that’s what matters.”
“The most important thing is that the team has gotten our act together, and we’re ready for the challenge we’ll face in Munich on Wednesday.”
Mbappe reached the record in just 247 appearances since signing from Monaco at aged 18 in 2017. (AFP)