Furious Kylian Mbappe told Barcelona’s Jordi Alba ‘I’ll kill you in the street’ during heated Champions League clash with Barcelona before Gerard Pique intervened to break them apart
- Kylian Mbappe was the star of the show in PSG’s 4-1 win at Barcelona on Tuesday
- The Frenchman scored a hat-trick to put his side firmly in control of their tie
- Mbappe told Barcelona’s Jordi Alba, ‘I’ll kill you in the street’ during the game
- Gerard Pique had to break Alba and Mbappe up during the furious altercation
PSG matchwinner Kylian Mbappe furiously warned Barcelona’s Jordi Alba he would ‘kill him in the street’ during Tuesday’s Champions League tie at the Camp Nou.
Mbappe stole all the headlines by scoring a memorable hat-trick in a 4-1 win for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, putting the Ligue 1 champions firmly in control of the last-16 clash.
But a fiery clash saw the French forward lose his temper with Barcelona left-back Alba during a PSG set-piece on Tuesday night, with Gerard Pique forced to intervene.
PSG’s Kylian Mbappe (middle) told Barcelona’s Jordi Alba that he would ‘kill him in the street’
The pair were involved in an altercation during PSG’s 4-1 win at Barcelona on Tuesday night
In a conversation picked up by the cameras of TV station Movistar on Tuesday, when Mbappe told Barcelona defender Sergino Dest to stop touching him at a first-half set piece, Alba intervened and told the PSG star to ‘get bigger’.
The hat-trick hero then replied in perfect Spanish: ‘I will kill you in the street. I will kill you in the street.’
Centre-back Pique then backed Alba up by telling Pique, ‘Who are you going to kill?’
Gerard Pique (third right) had to step in and break Mbappe (left) and Alba up at the Camp Nou
Alba then joked, ‘He’s learning, he’s learning.’
Pique was mocked later in the game by social media users after he pulled back Mbappe’s shirt as the young Frenchman threatened to break away for a counter- attack.
The Barcelona defender was mocked for being too slow, with one social user captioning the photo, ‘catch me if you can’.
Pique (left) was mocked late on in the game for pulling Mbappe’s shirt back to deny a counter
After the game, Mbappe praised his side’s performance, especially as they achieved the memorable Camp Nou victory ‘in style’.
The forward told RMC Sport on Tuesday night: ‘Tonight, it is magnificent but we have not won anything yet.
‘I am happy. I always want to give the best of myself. I have not always had that success. But never in my life will I hide.’
Mbappe (middle) was the hero at the Camp Nou on Tuesday by scoring a memorable treble
Barcelona took the lead on Tuesday night through Lionel Messi’s penalty after Frenkie de Jong had been tripped in the area.
Mbappe then struck from inside the box to level matters before half-time, before the PSG man put Pochettino’s side in front soon after half-time.
Moise Kean headed home a free-kick to open up a two-goal lead before Mbappe sealed his hat-trick with a smooth first-time finish on a swift PSG counter attack.