‘I hope that your star continues to shine and that you fly higher and higher’: Brazilian legend Pele sends special message to Kylian Mbappe as PSG star celebrates his 23rd birthday in style with giant cake
- Pele joined in the celebrations for Kylian Mbappe ‘s 23rd birthday
- The PSG star was joined by team-mates and presented with a giant cake
- The forward was ruled out of Wednesday’s game against Lorient by suspension
Brazilian legend Pele joined in the celebrations for Kylian Mbappe’s 23rd birthday by sending a special message to the France striker.
Mbappe posted pictures of a giant cake and celebrations with his Paris St-Germain team-mates on Tuesday.
And Pele tweeted: ‘I wish you a happy birthday.
Brazilian legend Pele joined in the celebrations for Kylian Mbappe’s 23rd birthday on Tuesday
‘I hope that your star continues to shine and that you fly higher and higher.’
The pair have been good friends since they met at an event in Paris in 2019.
The three-time World Cup winner sent his support to Mbappe following France’s exit from Euro 2020.
Mbappe posted pictures of a giant cake and celebrations with his PSG team-mates
France forward is in the squad for the Ligue 1 match against Lorient on Wednesday night
The Paris Saint-Germain forward missed the decisive spot kick that saw Switzerland progress to the quarter-finals after a thrilling 3-3 draw.
Mbappe was the only player not to convert his penalty following an underwhelming performance on the night that also saw him pass up an opportunity to win the game for Les Blues in extra time.
Pele wrote on Twitter: ‘Keep your head up, Kylian! Tomorrow is the first day of a new journey’.
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