FRANCE

Mbappé takes Benzema's France record

The records keep on tumbling for Kylian Mabppé, who has overtaken Karim Benzema as the youngest man to play 30 times for Les Bleus.

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Mbappe takes Benzema's France record

Kylian Mbappé 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.

Mbappé 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 Mbappé marked his record-breaking appearance with the assist for Samuel Umtiti's opening goal at Stade de France on Monday.