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KYLIAN MBAPPÉ: HIS BIOGRAPHY, HIS CAREER, HIS RECORDS

KYLIAN MBAPPÉ BIOGRAPHY

Kylian Mbappé is a French footballer known for his exceptional athletic abilities and his eye for goal. He won the 2018 FIFA World Cup and was named the competition’s best young player. In 2022, he scored the first quadruple by a French player in competition since 1958 and finished top scorer in the World Cup with 8 goals. In addition to his national team exploits, Mbappé has also enjoyed success at the professional level with AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain. Here is his story, his journey, his records:

Biography of Kylian Mbappé: the child prodigy

Yet very young, Kylian Mbappé has an incredible career. Here is his biography, his story and his miracles:

Kylian Mbappé

Childhood

Kylian Mbappé was born in Paris on December 20, 1998 and comes from a family of athletes. His father is a former footballer and his mother was a professional handball player. Kylian began his football career at AS Bondy before continuing his training at INF Clairefontaine and the AS Monaco training center.

In 2014, he was selected for the French under-17 team. In 2015, he scored three consecutive braces with Monaco’s under-19 team before starting for the reserve team and scoring his first goals. In 2016, he obtained his STMG baccalaureate. For your information, he speaks English and Spanish very well. He measures 1m78. He has a little brother, Ethan Mbappé , also a football player.

His commitments

Kylian Mbappé has donated all of his international bonuses to charities since playing for the French team in 2017. He is a godfather of the Premiers de cordée association, which offers sporting activities to hospitalized children, and also engages with the Abbé-Pierre foundation for the housing of disadvantaged people and with the Tutti Passeurs d’Arts association, which aims to offer cultural and musical education to financially disadvantaged children.

In 2019 and 2022, Mbappé also joined the Enfoirés group . In 2020, a jersey signed by him was sold for €160,000 to an anonymous buyer, some of whom believe it was himself, for the benefit of an association for children with cancer.

Kylian Mbappé’s fortune and salary

Mbappé is PSG’s biggest flock for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 seasons and the best-selling flock for the French football team. In 2020, he became the most expensive football player in the world, with a value of 265 million euros. With an annual salary of 33.8 million dollars (including 20.8 million in salaries and 13 million in partnerships), he is the highest paid French athlete of 2019 and the 36th highest paid athlete in the world. In 2022-2023, he becomes the highest paid player in the world with 131 million dollars in income (including 110 million in salaries and 18 million in sponsorships), surpassing Lionel Messi (120 million) and Cristiano Ronaldo (100 million) who have held this title for eight years.

Kylian Mbappé is a big deal for Nike, he signed a contract with them at the age of 14 and extended it in 2018. They even released a collection in his honor, called “Bondy Dreams Mercurial Superfly”, which pays homage to his hometown of Bondy. Hublot chose him as their muse in 2018, and he is also the face of Good Goût, an organic children’s food company. He’s headlining FIFA 21 and 22, and he’s just become an ambassador for Dior, representing Sauvage perfume and Kim Jones menswear. On top of that, he announced a partnership between the NBA and his company Zebra Valley, which could include support for the Basketball Africa League. Not bad for a football player!

Biography of Kylian Mbappé: His club career

From Monaco to PSG, here is his club career:

With AS Monaco

Kylian Mbappé began his professional career in December 2015 with AS Monaco, where he won Ligue 1 in May 2017. He became the youngest player in AS Monaco history to score a goal in Ligue 1 and the second youngest French scorer in the history of the Champions League.

Mbappé also won the Gambardella Cup with the Monaco Under-19s in May 2016 and the 2016 European Under-19 Football Championship with the France team. In September 2017, he signed a one-year loan deal with Paris Saint-Germain, where he won Ligue 1 and the Coupe de la Ligue in 2018. In August 2018, he signed a transfer deal for 180 million euros with Paris Saint-Germain, becoming the most expensive player in the history of football.

At PSG

In August 2017, Kylian Mbappé joined Paris Saint-Germain for a season on loan with a purchase option of 180 million euros. His net salary over five years amounts to 10 million euros per season and he becomes the second most expensive player in the history of French football. His first season with the Parisian club was very successful and he finished fifth in the Ballon d’Or rankings.

Mbappé played his first match on September 8 against FC Metz and scored his first goal with the Parisian club. A few days later, he participated in his first match in the Champions League with PSG and scored his first goal in this competition in his new colors. At the age of 18 years and nine months, he became PSG’s youngest scorer in the Champions League.

Lots of records

In 2018, he won the first Kopa trophy, which rewards the best player in the world under the age of 21. In 2019, he equaled Zinédine Zidane’s record for number of goals scored in the Champions League and became the top French scorer in the history of Paris Saint-Germain in the league.

In June 2020, the CIES football observatory revealed its list of the most expensive players in the world, with Kylian Mbappé in first position with a value of 259.2 million euros. On July 24, during the Coupe de France final, Mbappé suffered a sprained ankle after being tackled by Loïc Perrin. Forfeited for the League Cup final, he finally made his return to the field on August 12 during the quarter-final of the Champions League against Atalanta Bergamo, contributing to PSG’s comeback which ultimately won 2-1 in the final minutes. He participated in his team’s 3-0 victory against Leipzig and therefore went to the Champions League final against Bayern Munich.

Klian Mbappé, more records… soon the golden ball? 

In December 2020, Kylian Mbappé scored his 100th goal when he scored against Montpellier HSC. His performance helped his team win the match 3-1. On 16 February 2021, he became the first player to score a hat-trick at Camp Nou in the Champions League round of 16 first leg match against FC Barcelona, ​​which ended in a 1–4 victory for Paris Saint -Germain. His performance was widely praised by the European press.

In March 2021, he overtook Pauleta and Zinédine Zidane in the Champions League goalscoring rankings by becoming the youngest player to reach the 25-goal mark in this competition. According to a KPMG study published in February 2021, Kylian Mbappé is still considered the most expensive player in the world, with a value of 185 million euros. In April 2021, he scored twice against Bayern Munich in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League, allowing Paris Saint-Germain to win 3-2. In May 2021, he became the fourth top French scorer in history in all competitions over a season with 45 goals by winning the Coupe de France final against AS Monaco. With this great track record, the youngster from Bondy now dreams of winning the LDC… and of course the Golden Ball. He will have it one day, that’s for sure!

His style of play on the field

Mbappé is a versatile player, capable of playing in all positions of the attack. He likes to move to the left side to strike with his right foot. His technical dribbling and rapid acceleration (up to 38 km/h) allow him to overtake defenders.

However, he is criticized for his lack of participation in defensive play. He has been compared to great players such as Thierry Henry, Ronaldo and Pelé due to his precocity records. Over time, he developed his passing game and became the best passer in the Champions League between 2017 and 2020.

His career with the French team

Kylian Mbappé was a key player in the French under-19 football team that won the European Championship in 2016. He was called up for the French team for the first time by Didier Deschamps in March 2017 and played for the first time in August of the same year. In March 2018, he scored two goals in a friendly match in Russia, becoming the youngest away scorer for the French team since René Gérard in 1933 and the youngest to score a double since 1945.

Kylian Mbappé was included in France’s squad for the 2018 World Cup. He became the youngest player to appear in a match with the French team at a major tournament, at 19 years and 6 months , overtaking Bruno Bellone.

On 21 June, he scored his first goal in the second group match, becoming the youngest French player to score in a major tournament, surpassing David Trezeguet. On June 30, during France’s victory against Argentina in the round of 16 of the World Cup, Mbappé caused three dangerous free kicks and a penalty converted by Antoine Griezmann, and scored twice, becoming the youngest player to score two goals in a World Cup knockout match since Pelé.

Records with the EDF

On July 6, he assisted in France’s quarter-final victory over Uruguay, qualifying the Blues for a semi-final against the Belgians. On July 15, he became world champion after France’s victory in the final against Croatia. Thanks to his goal in this final, he became the second youngest scorer in history in a World Cup final, after Pelé. Mbappé also won the distinction of best young player of the World Cup.

Kylian Mbappé became the first person in the French team to score 10 goals before the age of 20 in a match against Iceland in October 2018. He continued to score in qualifying matches for the Euro 2020, with two goals in two games, and totaled three goals and three assists in these qualifiers, allowing France to qualify by finishing first in their group. In September 2020, he scored a goal in France’s victory over Sweden in the 2020–21 Nations League, but tested positive for COVID-19 and was forced to miss a match. During Euro 2020, he was the most dangerous striker in the French team, but failed to score any goals. He was eventually assigned to take the 5th penalty in a match against Switzerland in June 2021, but failed to score.

Didier Deschamps has selected Kylian Mbappé to play in the France team at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. During the tournament, Mbappé scored numerous goals and made several assists, helping the French team qualify for the round of 16. In the final against Argentina, he scored a historic hat-trick and was named the tournament’s top scorer with eight goals. By totaling 12 goals in two appearances at the World Cup, Mbappé joined Pelé as one of the best scorers in the history of the competition.

current update

Kylian Mbappé has also informed his teammates at PSG about his decision to leave the club as free agent in the summer

It happened during today’s training session by direct speech made by Kylian to inform them, as per RMC.

Kylian Mbappé Biography

Mbappé didn’t mention his future club to them or Real Madrid move, he just confirmed that he’s set to leave.

Anyway, in both Real Madrid and PSG dressing rooms many players feel that “it’s gonna be Madrid”.

Conclusion 

Kylian Mbappé is a talented French football player who has enjoyed success both on the national team and at the professional level with AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain. Since 2017, he has donated all of his international bonuses to charities. He is also one of the highest paid French athletes, with an annual salary of $33.8 million and sponsorship deals.

With a World Cup in his pocket, he only needs two things to be the happiest man in the world: A Golden Ball and a Champions League! And why not a child?

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