Kylian Mbappe deserves the Ballon d’Or and has talents rarely seen, according to Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Gianluigi Buffon.
Cristiano Biraghi’s last-gasp winner kept Italy’s chances of reaching the Nations League final four alive as it secured a 1-0 triumph away to Poland on Sunday.
Andre Silva stepped up and scored the decisive goal as Portugal began their Nations League campaign with a 1-0 win over Italy to take control of League A’s Group 3.
Cristiano Ronaldo was the 2017 Ballon d’Or winner but, according to Antonio Rudiger, Lionel Messi and Eden Hazard are the world’s best.
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho converted a 78th-minute penalty as a stuttering Italy earned a 1-1 Nations League draw at home with Poland.
The inaugural 2018-19 Uefa Nations League begins this week, with matches taking place across the continent.
Chelsea have reportedly sacked manager Antonio Conte, with Napoli manager Maurizio Sarr touted to take over the reins at the Premier League outfit.
Nathan Ake’s late goal punished a wasteful 10-man Italy as the Netherlands rescued a scarcely deserved 1-1 draw in Turin on Monday evening.
Kylian Mbappe has described Ousmane Dembele as the best young player in world football following his standout performance for France against Italy.
France warmed up for their World Cup campaign by beating Italy 3-1 in a heavyweight European friendly clash in Nice.