Kylian Mbappe is a French soccer player. He’s in Paris Saint-Germain in the French league, and he’s also the captain of the France national team.
He’s one of the greatest players globally because he’s famous for dribbling, pace, and excellent goal-scoring.
Early life and career
Mbappe was born in Paris on December 20, 1998, and he grew up in Bondy, which is in the northeastern part of Paris. He started playing soccer when he was very young, and at the age of six, he joined a local team called AS Bondy. He got really good at the game quickly, and scouts from top French clubs like Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco noticed him.
Mbappe went to a prestigious soccer school in France called the Clairefontaine National Football Institute, where he practiced with some of the most talented young players in the country. When he was growing up, he looked up to players like Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo Nazário, and Cristiano Ronaldo, and he dreamed of one day playing for Real Madrid.
Mbappe began his professional career on December 2nd, 2015, when he started playing for AS Monaco. He quickly became an important player for the team and played a big part in their winning the French league in 2017. He was also awarded the title of Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year. While at Monaco, Mbappe scored 27 goals in 60 games, which made top European clubs take notice of him. In 2017, he joined Paris Saint-Germain on a one-season loan, with the possibility of staying there permanently. At PSG, he teamed up with Neymar and Edinson Cavani in attack and helped the team win all the domestic trophies in his first season, scoring 21 goals in 44 matches.
The next season, he signed with PSG for €180 million, becoming the second-most expensive player at the time, after Neymar. He became one of the world’s best players, winning four consecutive Ligue 1 titles and becoming PSG’s all-time leading scorer in the 2022-23 season, surpassing Edinson Cavani. He formed a deadly partnership with Neymar and Lionel Messi. As of September 2023, he has scored 215 goals in 262 PSG appearances, making him their all-time top scorer, surpassing Edinson Cavani (200 goals).
Mbappe debuted for the French national team in March 2017 at 18 years old. In the 2018 FIFA World Cup, he played a crucial role, scoring four goals and assisting one, and became the second teenager to score in a World Cup final. He was named Best Young Player of the tournament. In 2021, he helped France win the UEFA Nations League, providing an assist and scoring the winning goal in the final, earning the Golden Boot with two goals and two assists in the tournament.
In the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Mbappe was outstanding, scoring eight goals and earning the Golden Boot. He scored a remarkable hat-trick in the final against Argentina, but despite his efforts, France lost in a penalty shootout, missing their chance to win a second consecutive World Cup, with a final score of 4-2 on penalties.
Kylian Mbappe net worth
Kylian Mbappe has accumulated a remarkable $180 million net worth, and he earns a weekly salary of $1.5 million.
|Weekly Salary||$1.5 million|
|Net Worth||$180 million|