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Mbappe equals Obafemi Martins record in UEFA Champions League

Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe has equalled a record held by Obafemi Martins in the UEFA Champions League.

Mbappe was on target as Paris Saint-Germain lost 2-3 away to Liverpool in their 2018/19 Champions League opener.

The goal meant that Mbappe joins an elite company of players who scored in three edition of Europe’s elite league as teenagers.

Players who achieved similar feats are former Super Eagles star Obafemi Martins, former Barcelona prodigy Bojan Krkic, and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.

Obafemi Martins play Obafemi Martins was the first teenager to score in three consecutive Champions League season (Sempreinter)

Martins scored in three consecutive seasons of the Champions League when at Italian Serie A side Inter Milan, Bojan did the same while at  Barcelona, Benzema did the same at Lyon Olympique Lyonnais.

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