FIFA WC final: Pelé praises Messi and Kylian Mbappé

Pelé complimented Kylian Mbappé for his World Cup goal-scoring performance as well as Lionel Messi and Argentina for winning the tournament.

Messi's Argentina win World Cup title 

The three-time World Cup champion Pelé has been receiving medical assistance for a respiratory ailment.

After a 3-3 tie and a 4-2 Argentina victory against defending champion France in a penalty shootout, he shared his statement on Instagram.

“Today, football continues to tell its story, as always, in an enthralling way,” Pelé wrote in his post.

“Messi winning his first World Cup, as his trajectory deserved," he continued.

"My dear friend, Mbappé, scoring four goals in a final. What a gift it was to watch this spectacle to the future of our sport.”

Source: WOKV