"I don't really care about that side of things at the end".
Mbappe, who joined on loan from Ligue 1 rivals Monaco this summer and grabbed the second goal of the game, seemed unfazed by the attempted strike.
"I didn't fear him at all".
Ralston is mature on and off the pitch - and that is exactly why Brendan Rodgers trusted him in a game of this magnitude. No heads went down.
"This is where I want to play, at this level". I am my biggest critic. "I'm very happy with this game".
After the game, much was made of Neymar's exchange with Celtic youngster, Anthony Ralston, a surprise name in the Celtic starting XI.
As for the contentious moments, he said, "It is just part and parcel of it".
Defence lawyer Dan Cameron said: "The incident wasn't viewed on television screens".
"Again I am learning".
The bickering continued after the full-time whistle as Neymar turned down the offer of a handshake. I won't dwell on that too much. Let us know in the comments section below. I prepared myself right.
"It was a very special night and the fans created a brilliant atmosphere".
Champions of the Scottish Premiership for the past six seasons, Celtic are a class apart in their own league but in Europe's top tournament they are little more than whipping boys, as Rodgers acknowledged.
Ralston had a tough time in the first half but grew into it after the break and did himself proud.
"I think their reaction said it all", he said. "In fairness, it was a hard start for him early on".
The former Swansea City and Liverpool boss said: "This is a level where you have to look after the ball and you have to make it work for you".
"It's great experience for myself".