As he considered his "magnificent" achievement of setting the Paris Saint-Germain scoring record, the lethal Kylian Mbappe was on high alert.
On Saturday, Kylian Mbappe declared that "there is still a lot to be done" in celebration of his "special" achievement of becoming Paris Saint-Germain's outright leading goalscorer.
At Parc des Princes, Mbappe scored his 201st goal for PSG, surpassing Edinson Cavani, to secure a 4-2 Ligue 1 victory over Nantes.
In just 247 games, the France forward has scored an incredible 19 goals for the Ligue 1 champions.
When Mbappe made history after Marquinhos was forced to leave the game with an injury in the second half, he was wearing the captain's armband.
The 24-year-old former Monaco player set the record by turning sharply inside the box and scoring with a typical clinical finish.
He stated to Canal Plus: I play to make history, and I've always said I wanted to do so in my hometown, in my country's capital, in France. I'm doing that now.
"It's wonderful, however there is still a ton to be finished.
Mbappe elaborated: This is special for me as a native Parisian. In the event that somebody had shared with me I would score the objective to beat the record while wearing the chief's armband, I could not have possibly trusted it."
After taking control early on as a result of Lionel Messi scoring in a fifth consecutive Ligue 1 game and an own goal by Jaouen Hadjam, PSG had worked hard to get 11 points ahead of the leaders.
Ludovic Blas beat Gianluigi Donnarumma at his near post from wide on the left when he was anticipating a cross, and Ignatius Ganago equalized with a header in the first half to give Nantes a lifeline.
However, the champions were able to secure all three points thanks to goals from Danilo Pereira and Kylian Mbappe in the final minutes.
The team led by Christophe Galtier will now focus on trying to come back from a 1-0 deficit when they travel to Bayern Munich on Wednesday for the second leg of a Champions League round-of-16 match.
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