PARIS, Sept 8: France forward Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and will miss this week’s Nations League international against Croatia, the French football federation (FFF) said on Monday.

BRUGES, BELGIUM, Oct 23: After being left out of the starting line-up in the Champions League on Wednesday, Kylian Mbappe said he wanted to prove Paris St Germain would find it hard to do without him and showed as much by coming off the bench to bag a hat trick in a 5-0 away demolition of Club Brugge.

PARIS: Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe are in the running to break Lionel Messi’s and Cristiano Ronaldo’s 10-year dominance of the Ballon d’Or.