Brazil legend Pele has thanked Kylian Mbappe for his good wishes and says he is happy that the France star has broken one of his records.

Iran PressAmerica: Mbappe broke one of Pele's records when he scored twice to help France beat Poland in the quarter-finals. He is the first to have scored nine goals in the World Cup before reaching the age of 24, surpassing record holder Pele.

Mbappe told his Twitter followers to "Pray for the King" amid reports that he is in ill health as he continues to suffer from cancer and was recently hospitalized with a heart problem.

Pele wrote back: "Thank you, [Mbappe]. I'm happy to see you breaking another one of my records in this Cup, my friend!"


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