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Benzema and Mbappe had a 15-minute chat after the game

Kylian Mbappe and Karim Benzema scored all five goals of the Real Madrid vs Paris Saint-Germain Champions League tie, yet there could only be one winner and it was Los Blancos who pulled off the comeback victory to reach the quarter-finals.

This was a huge disappointment for Mbappe, but he was consoled after the game by his friend Benzema.

They were opponents in this tie, but are good friends and partners for the France national team, while they are set to be teammates next season when Mbappe signs for Real Madrid.

After the final whistle, and once the stadium was much emptier, the two Frenchman had a 15-minute conversation in one of the rooms near the team dressing rooms. They had some privacy to discuss the night's events.

For Mbappe, Wednesday night showed him what a Real Madrid home game is like on a big European night and it proved that the capital city club has a special relationship with the Champions League.

He was bitterly disappointed at his current team's elimination, but knows he has made the right choice by deciding to move to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in the summer.

Mbappe and Benzema's relationship

Benzema has been a guide for Mbappe with Les Bleus, with the pair having played 11 times together since the Real Madrid striker was recalled to the national team squad by Didier Deschamps ahead of Euro 2020.

Mbappe has also been able to learn from Neymar and Lionel Messi, who were two of the players the fans most wanted photos with after the game, along with Mbappe.

But, the young forward was able to escape and enjoy a more peaceful moment with Benzema. His mother and lawyer were in the area by the dressing rooms too.

The tranquil scene of reflection and respect was quite different to that experienced by others in the bowels of the stadium, where Nasser Al-Khelaifi reportedly visited the referees' changing room and threatened Real Madrid staff.

Mbappe, on the other hand, was said to be especially polite when coming across all the Real Madrid staff and players, who he'll likely be working with next year.

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