Who is Kylian Mbappé?
Kylian Mbappé is a French professional football player, known for his performance in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Mbappé became the youngest Frenchman to score a goal in the World Cup. He completed his World Cup journey with four goals and won the “FIFA World Cup Best Young Player Award.” Former player Arsene Wenger described him as a “great football genius.”The media often compare him to players like Thierry Henry and Bailey. Mbappé is known for his excellent dribbling skills, and his agility, creativity and acceleration in handling the ball are also known worldwide. In 2017, Mbappé signed a 180 million euro contract with the French football club “Paris Saint-Germain”, becoming the second most expensive player in the world.
Childhood and Early Life
Kylian Mbappé Lottin was born on December 20, 1998 in Bondi, Paris, France to Wilfried Mbappé and Fayza Lamari. He is of mixed race because his father is Cameroonian and his mother is a former handball player and Algerian.
is run by Antonio Riccardi and his father Wilfried. Mbappé started playing football for AS Bondy when he was 6 years old. Then he moved to the national football center “Clefontaine”, specializing in training young French players.
Mbappé’s outstanding performance in Clefontaine has attracted the attention of world-renowned clubs such as Real Madrid, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Liverpool. He even went to London to play for the Chelsea youth team at the age of 11 and played against Charlton Athletic. He eventually chose to play for the Monaco Football Club, which participated in the popular French Football League Ligue 1.
Mbappé made his debut in December 2015. On February 2, 2015, he represented Monaco in the Ligue 1 match against SM Caen. He made his debut at the age of 16, breaking Thierry Henry’s record and becoming the youngest player in Monaco history. On February 20, 2016, he scored his first goal and became the youngest scorer in Monaco. On 6 March, Mbappé signed a three-year contract with Monaco.
On 14 December 2016, he scored his first hat trick for Monaco. The first team in the Coupe de la Ligue game against Stade Rennais. On February 11, 2017, he scored his first Ligue 1 hat trick and helped the team defeat Metz Football Club. Become the youngest player to perform a hat trick in Ligue 1 since Jérémy Ménez in 2005.
On February 21, he became the second youngest French football player to score a goal in the UEFA Champions League. On March 5th, he scored two goals to help the team beat “FC Nantes”. On March 11, he scored a goal against the “Bordeaux Gironde” and won 2-1 for the “Monaco”.
On March 15, helped “Monaco” advance to the quarter-finals of the “European Champions League”. Subsequently, he scored a goal in the second round to help the team advance to the semifinals. “Monaco” was eventually eliminated by “Juventus” from the “Champions League”. However, when Mbappé ended the season with 26 goals, his team won the “Ligue 1” championship.
On August 31, Paris Saint-Germain announced the loan of Mbappé. On September 8, he made his debut in Paris Saint-Germain, scoring a goal to help the team beat the Metz team. On December 6, he scored the 10th goal in the Champions League against Bayern and became the youngest player. Munich.
On May 17, 2018, Mbappe was selected for the 2018 FIFA World Cup national team. On June 21, he scored his first goal in the World Cup, helping France defeat Peru in Group C. On June 30th, he won the “Best Player of the Game” award for helping the French team defeat the Argentina team. In the game, he became the second teenager to score two goals in the World Cup after the legendary Pele.
On July 15, he scored a goal in the “World Cup Final” against Croatia, helping France win this prestigious event. He also became the second teenager to score a goal in the “World Cup Final”. With his extraordinary performance during the “World Cup”, Mbappe won the “Best Young Player Award.”
On September 1, 2018, he received a red card and was sent off for the first time in his career against the Olympic team in Nimes. On October 8, he scored 4 goals in the game against Lyon, becoming the youngest player to score 4 goals in the Ligue 1 league.
Awards and achievements
Because of his outstanding performance in the 2016-17 season, the “National Federation of Professional Footballers” (UNFP) awarded him the “Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year” award. He returned next season and won the award.
In 2017, he won the “Golden Boy Award” presented annually by sports reporters. In the same year, he was named the eighth best player in the world by UEFA. In April 2017, he won the “UNFP Player of the Month” trophy. In March 2018 and August 2018, he won the same trophy.
In 2018, he was named the fourth best player in the world by FIFA. Due to his outstanding performance in the “World Cup”, he was selected for the “FIFA World Cup Dream Team” and “IFFHS Men’s World Team”. He won the “Kopa Trophy” given to the best player. Under 21 years old. He also won the “French Player of the Year Award” (2018).
Family And Personal Life
Killian, Emubape has an older brother named Jires · Khembe-Ekoto. Ecoko is a professional footballer who was adopted by Mbappé’s father when he was young. Mbappe also has a younger brother named Ethan Mbappé. Ethan, who once represented the Paris Saint-Germain U12 team, was Mbappé’s mascot in a Champions League match.
Mbappé’s style of celebrating goals was inspired by Ethan. In one of his interviews, he revealed that his brother would similarly celebrate after beating him in the EA Sports video game “FIFA.”
Mbappé has been involved in charity activities. On February 22, 2018, he met with FIFA President Gianni Infantino and French President Emmanuel Macron, as well as Liberian President George Weah and former professional football player Didier De Roba. The conference was held at the “Elysee Palace” in Paris and discussed sports development projects on the African continent. In an interview, Mbappé mentioned his father’s African descent and said that the development of this sport in Africa is very important to him.