Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 01:41 am
Facts About Kylian Mbappe
|24 Years Old
|Place Of Birth
|5 feet 10 inches
|Paris Saint-Germain F.C. (#7 / Forward), France national football team (#10 / Forward)
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Kylian Mbappe is a French professional football player who is currently playing as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and the France National Team. At a young age, the French international is already considered one of the best players in the world. Known for his dribbling, speed, and finishing, Mbappe has won several club and individual honors. He started his professional football career with AS Monaco, winning the Ligue 1 in 2017. The young prospect signed with PSG for €180 million, making him the second-most expensive player and the most expensive teenager. He has won four Ligue 1 titles since he joined PSG. He also won three Coupe de France and two Trophee des Champions with PSG and led the club to the UEFA Champions League final in 2020.
Mbappe represented the France national team at various age levels. He was a key player in the France U19 team that won the UEFA European U19 Championship in 2016. He made his senior international debut in 2017 and led France to FIFA World Cup in 2018 and UEFA Nations League in 2021 and the final of FIFA World Cup in 2022. The young talent is also the recipient of numerous individual honors. He also holds several club and country records as well.
What is Kylian Mbappe Famous For?
- Considered one of the best footballers in the world.
- Won FIFA World Cup 2018 with France.
Where is Kylian Mbappe from?
Kylian Mbappé was born in Paris and grew up in Bondy, one of the Parisian suburbs (banlieues) with working-class, mostly immigrant residents. Born under the birth sign Sagittarius as Kylian Mbappe Lottin on 20 December 1998 in Paris, France to his mother Fayza Lamari and father Wilfried Mbappe. He has two brothers: Ethan and Jires Kembo Ekoko. Ethan played for PSG's U12 in 2018 and Jires Kembo is also a footballer who played for Rennes, Al Ain, El Jaish, Al Nasr, and Bursaspor. His mother is an Algerian and his Father is a football coach. Mbappe belongs to French nationality and Afro-European ethnicity. Mbappe started playing football at a very young age.
Kylian Mbappe Football Career
- Kylian Mbappe started his football career at AS Bondy's youth setup. He was only five years old when he joined the club.
- He was noticed by several clubs at a very young age. Several clubs including Real Madrid, Chelsea, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, and Manchester City attempted to sign Mbappe.
- He even visited Real Madrid and Chelsea but ultimately signed with Monaco.
- Mbappe became the youngest player ever to play for the club's senior team aged 16 years and 347 days, and score for the club at the age of 17 years and 62 days.
- Mbappe won the 2016-17 Ligue 1 title at Monaco with 26 goals in all competitions. He led the club to Coupe de la Ligue final as well.
- He won Ligue 1 Player of the Year as well as Golden Boy in 2017.
- Following the 2016-17 season, Mbappe moved to PSG on a loan deal in August 2017.
- The deal was later made permanent in 2018 in a transfer worth €180 million-plus add-ons. Thus, the transfer made him the most expensive teenager ever and the second most expensive player ever, behind Neymar.
- Since he joined PSG in 2017, he has won four Ligue 1 titles (2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2021-22), three Coupe de France, two Coupe de la Ligue, and two Trophee des Champions.
- He also led PSG to the UEFA Champions League final for the first time in the 2019-20 season, where they lost to Bayern Munich 1-0.
- He is Ligue 1 top goalscorer in the 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-22 seasons.
- He is Ligue 1 Top assist provider for the 2021-22 season.
- He was named UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year for the 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19 seasons.
- He was named UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year for the 2018-19, 2020-21, and 2021-22 seasons.
- He was named French Player of the Year in 2018 and 2019.
- He was honored with the highest French order of merit, the Knight of the Legion of Honor in 2018.
- He was awarded Kopa Trophy in 2018 and Onze de Bronze in 2019.
- He was awarded Globe Soccer Best Player of the Year in 2021.
Kylian Mbappe Transfer Saga and Contract Extension
- Mbappe was heavily linked with the Spanish club Real Madrid ahead of the 2023-24 season, the dream club he wanted to play for. Real Madrid had been pursuing Mbappe for a long time.
- Real Madrid is certain that Mbappe will choose Real Madrid over a contract extension with PSG.
International Career of Kylian Mbappe
- Initially, Mbappe represented France's national team at U17 and U19 age levels.
- Mbappe was sensational when the France U19 team won the 2016 UEFA European U19 Championship.
- He made his international debut for the senior team against Luxembourg in March 2017. With his debut, he became the second-youngest French footballer at 18.
- Mbappe displayed sensational performance at the 2018 FIFA World Cup that helped France to win the World Cup defeating Croatia 4-2 in the final. He was awarded the 2018 FIFA World Cup Best Young Player Award.
- He scored a total of four goals throughout the tournament thus becoming the youngest French goalscorer in the World Cup history, as well as the second teenage player after Pele to score in a World Cup Final match.
- Legendary player Pele congratulated Mbapee on social media and stated "welcome to the club" as well.
- Mbappe was also part of France that won the 2021 UEFA Nations League defeating Spain 2-1 in the final.
- He won UEFA Nations League Finals Golden Boot with two goals and two assists.
- Kylian Mbappe missed the decisive fifth penalty against Switzerland in the round of 16 fixture of the Euro 2020 and France exited the tournament.
- He scored his first super hat-trick in an 8-0 win over the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan. It is the first competitive hat-trick for France since Dominique Rocheteau in 1985.
- He scored a hat-trick in the world cup final of 2022 against Argentina.
Who is Kylian Mbappe Girlfriend?
Kylian Mbappe is not married. The French national is reportedly single as well. He was heavily linked with the French model, Alicia Aylies. The couple was rumored to be dating at one point. However, they never made their relationship official, if existed. Aylies is the winner of Miss France in 2017. He has maintained a private life.
More details about his personal life, dating, and girlfriend will be updated here.
What is Kylian Mbappe Height?
The French talent stands 1.78 m i.e. five feet ten inches tall. He has a body weight of 172 lbs i.e. 78 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Kylian Mbappe Salary and Net Worth?
At a young age, Kylian Mbappe made his name as one of the best footballers in the world. The French international who currently plays for PSG became the most expensive teenager as well as the second-most expensive footballer when he signed a €180 million contract with PSG in 2018. Having been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid, PSG offered him a staggering contract extension which he could not deny. Mbappe signed a three-year contract extension with PSG in May 2022 becoming one of the most expensive footballers ever. He received a €300 million signing bonus and will receive €72 million in salary each year.
Besides his salary and bonuses from the club, he also makes a good income from sponsorships and endorsements. He has a sponsorship deal with Nike and has his own personalized football boots named Kylian Mbappe Nike Hypervenom 3. He also has an endorsement deal with Swiss watchmaker Hublot. At present, his net worth is estimated at around $95 million. His new contract with PSG would surely increase his fortune in the coming years.
Trivias About Kylian Mbappe You Need To Know.
- Kylian Mbappé is the second-most expensive Association Football transfer (£180 M, from Monaco to Paris Saint-Germain in 2018).
- The first teenage world cup final goal scorer since Pele.