Kathmandu. France’s young superstar Kylian Mbappe is leading the race for the top scorer of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.With two goals against Poland in the last 16 on Sunday, Mbappe has reached 5 goals in this World Cup. He also made two assists and is seen as a contender for the Golden Boot.
With the help of Mbappe’s two goals and Olivier Giroud’s one goal, France defeated Poland 3-1 and entered the quarterfinals.France is sure to play at least one more game. Mbappe will increase the number of goals even more if he scores a goal.Mbappe, who scored one goal against Australia in the group stage, scored two goals against Denmark and failed to score against Tunisia.
In the 2006 and 2010 World Cups, the player who scored 5 goals became the top scorer, while in 2014 and 2018, only the player who scored 6 goals won the Golden Boot.
Lionel Messi, Alvaro Morata, Marcus Rashford and Cody Gakpo are among those who scored more goals after Mbappe in the ongoing World Cup. All have scored 3-3 goals. Messi and Morata have also made one assist.
England’s Bukaya Saka also scored 3 goals. Ecuador’s Inner Valencia, who scored 3 goals, is already out of the World Cup.