Kylian Mbappe is elevating his performance to a new dimension at the World Cup. As Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo play what will likely be their final World Cup, the France and Paris Saint-Germain striker is erasing any questions over who might succeed them as the sport's new superstar. Mbappe delivered another stellar performance when he scored twice and set up another goal for defending champion France in a 3-1 win over Poland on Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament in Qatar.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) Poland heads home from the World Cup as the latest team unable to overcome an inspired Kylian Mbappe, who dominated in France's 3-1 win in the round of 16. It meant back-to-back losses against the game's superstars, after Lionel Messi and Argentina won 2-0 in the last round of group-stage games. Poland looked over-matched at the highest level and unable to create enough chances for its scoring great Robert Lewandowski.
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