- France 4-3 Argentina
- Kylain Mbappe stars
- Teenager scores twice for France
But those in attendance at the Kazan Arena, and the millions watching around the world, may have caught a glimpse of the future of football, the man to who Messi’s torch might be passed.
Kylian Mbappe, still somehow only a teenager, ran the show in France’s last 16 victory over Argentina, scoring two of his side’s four goals and winning a penalty for another.
His man-of-the-match performance, which dragged France back from a 2-1 deficit early in the second half, ensured his side became the first quarterfinalists of Russia 2018.
More to follow.