What Kylian Mbappe did at full-time v Newcastle United as midfielder reveals ‘cheeky’ conversation

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Newcastle United kept Paris Saint-Germain - and Kylian Mbappe - quiet.

Kylian Mbappe stormed down the St James’ Park tunnel at full-time as Paris Saint-Germain lost 4-1 to Newcastle United in their second Champions League group game.

The French superstar barely got a kick on Tyneside as Eddie Howe’s men surged to a historic victory following goals from Miguel Almiron, Dan Burn, Sean Longstaff and Fabian Schar.

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And the forward’s frustrations immediately showed when referee Istvan Kovacs signalled an end to the game as Mbappe refused to join the rest of his teammates in clapping the travelling Parisians.

Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images) | Getty Images

The incident came moments after Newcastle midfielder and goalscorer Longstaff was pictured asking for the 24-year-old’s shirt.

“I was blocking him from the goal kick and I thought I’d ask him and I was trying to get it for my little brother,” Longstaff explained.

However after the match, Kieran Trippier’s son was captured wearing Mbappe’s shirt with suggestions that Longstaff handed the shirt down to him.

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Speaking about the win on Newcastle’s first home Champions League fixture for 20 years, Longstaff said: “It’s some night. I think we knew it was going to be special with the atmosphere but for me and Burny [Dan Burn] to score on a night like tonight is pretty surreal and I am lost for words really.

“It is [a dream come true]. I think to be honest there are some of us that thought three years ago we were probably out of the door and it wasn’t a great place to be. I am so proud to be from Newcastle and I am over the moon.”

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