Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 24 November 2020

What a night! Kylian Mbappe helps pitch-invading fan, scores two goals, and gives out gifts dressed as Santa Claus

PSG forward has a busy evening ahead of France winter break

Kylian Mbappe certainly made the most of his last night on duty for Paris Saint-Germain before the three-week winter break.

The French forward scored two sublime goals in PSG's 4-1 win over Amiens, found time to sign an autograph for a young pitch-invading fan, and then dressed up as Father Christmas to hand out gifts.

It was a busy night for Mbappe as PSG went into the Christmas break seven points clear of Olympique de Marseille with a game in hand.

The French international, who was 21 on Friday, sprinted forward and coolly chipped the ball past goalkeeper Regis Gurtner for his first, Neymar added the second, and then Mbappe's second came from another perfect pass, this time from Angel Di Maria, in the 65th minute.

Mbappe the hugged a young fan wearing a Santa Claus hat who made it on to the pitch and produced a book from under his jacket for the World Cup-winning forward to sign as he was escorted off by security.

Later the PSG players, with Mbappe dressed as Santa Claus, handed out gifts to children from the PSG foundation. Their next game is on Sunday, January 12 against Monaco.

"Kylian and Neymar are really good together, they've gained confidence. Neymar pushes Kylian and Kylian pushes Neymar," PSG coach Thomas Tuchel said. "We played like a team. Now the challenge is to keep this attitude."

Updated: December 22, 2019 01:52 PM

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