With heartbreak, anger and disappointment starting to set in for France soccer fans, the reality was starting to set in.
Somehow down 2-0 to Iceland in a home
Out now: My @TIME international cover interview on @KMbappe. I asked Mbappé how he's handling mega-fame, at 19. He tells me he clings to home truths from mom, says the key is "respect, humility, lucidity." Merci Kylian et la famille Mbappé. pic.twitter.com/lbMSO0u5xH— Vivienne Walt (@vivwalt) October 11, 2018
Throughout most parts of the world,
“I have learned that the biggest stars and the greatest players are the most humble ones, the ones who respect people the most,” Mbappé said in his interview with Time. “You always have to keep some lucidity. There are three criteria: respect, humility and lucidity.”
To be only 19 and reach his level of success is unheard of. Argentina's Lionel Messi still can only dream of raising a World Cup trophy into the air.
Kylian Mbappé scored four goals in EXACTLY 13 minutes pic.twitter.com/3NlVvGmrkI— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 7, 2018
For PSG his incredible strikes and finishes have become YouTube sensations. In a 5-0 victory over
Neymar: So I left Messi's shadow only to fall under Mbappe's shadow oh lawd!!! pic.twitter.com/el0w2gyG9r— Tokro Abodwes3 (@NanaTetris) October 7, 2018
“My life has been totally turned upside down,” he told Time. “I am happy, and I am living the life I always dreamed of."