Priceless and peerless, Germany teenager Jamal Musiala now has the label of being "the next Lionel Messi".

The 19-year-old played a key role in driving Hansi Flick's men to a crucial point on Sunday.

Musiala's individual displays have again emphasised what an exciting talent he is.

The Bayern Munich attacking midfielder, who spent much of his childhood in England.

They need to beat Costa Rica on Thursday and hope leaders Spain beat Japan to avoid a second consecutive first-round World Cup exit.

Germany captain Lothar Matthaus says Musiala is key to their hopes now and in years to come.

He can be the Messi of the future, he is excellent.

He is doing the things that will make him a top footballer. He has great passing, he is clever with his thinking and he loves football.

Musiala's impressive numbers on Sunday night included 84% pass accuracy.

Musiala is already Bayern Munich's youngest goalscorer, Germany's second-youngest goalscorer.