Before the 2022 FIFA World Cup only one player had scored seven goals before turning 24 in the quadrennial event.

French Striker, Kylian Mbappé, 23, has become the highest scorer at a FIFA World Cup for players below the age of 24. Pelé's 64-year-old record, set at seven goals, was shattered Sunday after the dynamic French forward scored twice as France beat Poland 3-1 in the Round of 16 in Qatar.

Mbappé has not only broken the record, but has now set the bar to nine goals for future soccer stars.

To put things into perspective, Lionel Messi, 35, made his FIFA World Cup debut in Germany in 2006, and has a total of nine goals in the tournament. Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, appearing in his fifth World Cup, has a total of eight. Ronaldo scored his first goal against Iran in the group stage of the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Mbappé was eight-years-old.

Statitsically Mbappé can retire today, and would be considered an all-time great. However, if all goes to plan for the Frenchman, Mbappé will have three more matches to play in December.

"The only thing I came here for was to win the World Cup," stated Mbappé, according to "I didn’t come here to win the Golden Ball or Golden Boot. If I win it of course I’m going to be happy but that’s not why I’m here. I’m here to win and I’m here to help the French national team," added the Paris Saint-Germain star forward after Sunday’s win over Poland.

France has advanced to the quarter-finals and set for a match against Three Lions Saturday, at Al-Bayt Stadium.

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