Fans compare Ethan Mbappe to France star after his second senior PSG game, but it’s NOT his brother

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Fans compare Ethan Mbappe to France’s World Cup star, but it’s NOT his brother… after highlights of the talented 15-year-old’s impressive senior debut for PSG go viral

  • Ethan MbappĆ© played his second absolute game with PSG against Quevilly-Rouen
  • Video of the 15-year-old’s performance has been viewed millions of times online.
  • His game has been compared to that of a World Cup star, but not to his brother
  • Kylian MbappĆ©, 24, is Ethan’s older brother, but they play different positions

Ethan Mbappe has impressed fans in his second senior game for PSG, with fans already comparing him to a World Cup star from France.

The 15-year-old is the younger brother of 24-year-old Kylian Mbappe, who won the World Cup in 2018 and scored a hat-trick in France’s final loss against Argentina on Sunday.

Both the older and younger MbappĆ© are on PSG’s books, and after impressing with the youth team, Ethan made his senior debut for the club in the second half of a friendly against Paris on 16 December.

Ethan Mbappe (R) has made comparisons to a player from France who is not the older brother Kylian (L)

Ethan Mbappe (R) has made comparisons to a player from France who is not the older brother Kylian (L)

A video of the 15-year-old's performance in his second PSG senior match has been met with high praise.

A video of the 15-year-old’s performance in his second PSG senior match has been met with high praise.

Then, on Wednesday, he took part in a training ground friendly against Quevilly-Rouen, coming on as a substitute for Hugo Etitik for the last 20 minutes.

While Kylian is known for his pace as a quick striker, Ethan showed a more technical side to his game as a midfielder in highlights from the Rouen clash, which were posted on YouTube and now rack up over 1.5 million views on YouTube as well. Twitter. .

It led fans on social media to draw comparisons between MbappƩ and another current France legend: Juventus star Adrien Rabiot.

One fan wrote: ‘Play as Rabiot. He is serious ‘, while another added:’ he has the same tact as Rabiot ‘.

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The video of Ethan's performance has been highly praised and has been compared to Adrien Rabiot.

The video of Ethan’s performance has been highly praised and has been compared to Adrien Rabiot.

Juventus midfielder Rabiot scored for France during their World Cup win over Australia.

Juventus midfielder Rabiot scored for France during their World Cup win over Australia.

A third said: ‘He reminds me of Rabiot in his touches on the ball.’

Another went into more detail about the 15-year-old’s game shown in the video, saying that perseverance should make him a successful player in his own right.

They wrote: ‘He looks like a Rabiot with more explosiveness, more technical finesse and a great volume of play. He is certainly young but with work, a bright future awaits him.’

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The Rabiot - Ethan MbappƩ comparisons have been strong, after the 15-year-old impressed

The Rabiot – Ethan MbappĆ© comparisons have been strong, after the 15-year-old impressed

The 27-year-old Rabiot was part of the France team that finished second in the 2022 World Cup edition, and the midfielder made the scoring in their 4-1 win over Australia in the group stage.

PSG, who currently lead Ligue 1 by five points, return to domestic action when they host Strasbourg on December 28, the day before Ethan’s 16th birthday.

The young MbappƩ turns 16 before the end of December, after Ligue 1 resumes matches

The young MbappƩ turns 16 before the end of December, after Ligue 1 resumes matches