Mbappe: Playing in Champions League is fulfillment of boyhood dream

  • ESPN FC, Monday, May 1, 2017 9:15 PM
Monaco teenager Kylian Mbappe, who has scored in all four games in the knockout phase of the Champions League and attracted interest from Europe's top clubs, says playing in the competition was the realization of a dream.

"My personal highlight was the away leg of the Manchester City tie," he told, "because it was my first start -- I heard the music as we walked out onto the pitch and it was really special. I took real pleasure from that experience.

"Since I was a boy, I've always dreamed of playing in the Champions League. I would watch all the games -- even now I still watch all the games. So playing in it was an immense pleasure."

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