THERE was a heartwarming tale in Paris last night as Ethan Mbappe made it onto the pitch to make his Paris Saint-Germain debut.
The 16-year-old, the younger brother of superstar Kylian, entered the pitch in the final moments of the 3-1 win over Metz.
And Ethan's introduction meant there was a hat-trick of sorts for Kylian as he celebrated his 25th birthday.
Kylian scored an expert brace against the Ligue 1 relegation battlers to put PSG five points clear at the top of the table going into Christmas.
His first saw him score from outside the box with a stunning curling effort that crashed in off the bar.
That made meant Mbappe was the first PSG player to score on his birthday for six years – after he also netted on his 19th birthday.
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He nabbed his second of the evening when he rushed onto a poor back pass and poked the ball around the goalkeeper who had come rushing off his line before passing the ball into an empty net.
Just nine minutes later, younger brother Ethan was introduced to share the pitch with his older brother for a brief spell.
The 16-year-old has made 18 appearances for PSG' Youth side this season.
Playing from centre-midfield, he has scored three goals and added two assists in the National U19 Group A.
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He has also made six appearances in the Uefa Youth League.
The Mbappe brothers are not the only big brother-little brother duo who have rising stock in football.
Jude and Jobe Bellingham, who star for Real Madrid and Sunderland have had a meteoric rise in the last 12 months.
There are also Chelsea brother and sister Reece and Lauren James, as well as Serbian national team duo Sergej and Vanja Milinkovic-Savic.
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