Why Messi Stole Hat-Trick Opportunity From Mbappe Against Club Brugge Finally Revealed
Lionel Messi seemingly stole the opportunity of a hat-trick from Kylian Mbappe, during PSG’s 4-1 win of Club Brugge.
It happened that when the penalty was won in the 75th minute, Mbappe already had a brace, and could’ve completed his hat-trick with another goal.
However, it was the 22-year-old who unselfishly gifted the penalty to Messi; Leo didn’t insist on taking it.
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Messi then pointed to Mbappe immediately after scoring. More like ‘thank you!’
Not long ago Messi handed Mbappe the opportunity to take a penalty despite being on a hat-trick. Perhaps Mbappe was just returning the favor.