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DISCUSSION: Would Vinicius have taken the leap had Mbappe been signed in 2021?

FBL-BALLON D’OR-2019-AWARD Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images

Many people are tired of talking about Kylian Mbappe, understandably, but in a twist of the discussion, one of the Managing Madrid Patrons on the weekly live Zoom call told Kiyan Sobhani and Siddharth Ramsundar that fans should be grateful that Mbappe didn’t arrive — especially back in 2021 because it allowed Vinicius Jr to become the player he has now become.

Kiyan and Sid both agreed with this take.

Here is a clip from last week’s live call podcast, of Kiyan Sobhani’s thoughts on the matter:

What do you think? Did Mbappe’s non-arrival benefit Vinicius? Enjoy and comment. Let us know your thoughts on the above video.

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