Kylian Mbappé

Kylian Mbappé, a French professional footballer, was born on December 20, 1998, and is most recognized for his participation in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He made history by being the youngest Frenchman to score four goals in a FIFA World Cup. Mbappé is noted for his exceptional dribbling abilities and agility, creativity, and acceleration when in possession of the ball. He signed a €180 million contract with Paris Saint-Germain F.C. in 2017, making him the world’s second-most expensive player. In 2023, the French star was excluded from PSG’s pre-season squad due to his refusal to sign a new contract with them. He later announced that he would stay with the football clue for one more season, but would leave in 2024.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Kylian Mbappé Lottin

Nickname:

Donatello

Birth date:

December 20, 1998

Age:

25

Zodiac Sign:

Sagittarius

Height:

5' 10"

Relationship Status:

In a relationship

Net Worth:

$150 million

Social Media:

Background

Kylian Mbappé Lottin was born in Bondy, Paris, on December 20, 1998, to Wilfried Mbappé and Fayza Lamari. He is of mixed heritage — his father is Cameroonian and his mother, a former handball star, is Algerian. Jirès Kembo Ekoko, Mbappé’s older brother, is a professional football player who was adopted by Mbappé’s father when he was a child. Mbappé’s younger brother, Ethan, is also a soccer player. Mbappé began playing football at A.S. Bondy at age six and later proceeded to the Clairefontaine National Football Center. He made his debut for Monaco in a Ligue 1 match against S.M. Caen on December 2, 2015. By the age of 16, he had surpassed Thierry Henry’s record and become Monaco’s youngest-ever first-team player.

Mbappé scored his first goal for Monaco on February 20, 2016, making him the club’s youngest goal-scorer. He also scored his first hat-trick in Monaco, leading him to sign a three-year contract with A.S. Monaco. On February 11, 2017, he scored his first hat-trick in Ligue 1 when his team overcame Football Club de Metz. On February 21, Mbappé became the second-youngest French footballer to score in the U.E.F.A. Champions League. On August 31, he signed for Paris Saint-Germain on loan. A week later, he made his debut for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring a goal against Metz. When Mbappé scored against Bayern Munich on December 6, he became the youngest player to score a 10th Champions League goal.

Mbappé was elected to the national team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on May 17, 2018. A month later, he scored his first FIFA World Cup goal. During the game, Mbappé became the second minor after Pelé to score twice in a World Cup tournament. He later scored a goal in the World Cup Final against Croatia on July 15, helping France win the World Cup. Mbappé also made history by becoming the second youngster to score in a World Cup Final.

In 2023, PSG excluded Mbappe from their pre-season squad due to his refusal to sign a new 10-year deal worth €1 billion. Mbappe later announced that he would stay with PSG for one more season, and would leave in 2024. Speculation has linked him to a new contract with the Spanish club, Real Madrid. In terms of his private life, Mbappe is rumored to have dated numerous models, however, it’s believed he’s currently dating Belgian model, Stephanie Rose Bertram.

Career timeline

2015
He Debuts for A.S. Monaco

Mbappé becomes Monaco's youngest player to play in the French Ligue 1.

2016
He Scores His First Hat-Trick

Mbappé becomes the youngest player to score a hat-trick in Ligue 1 after 11 years.

2017
He Moves to the P.S.G.

Mbappé joins P.S.G. on a loan deal.

2018
He Helps His Team Win the World Cup

Mbappé puts his name on the score sheet for his country in the final game against Croatia.

2023
The Exclusion

PSG excludes him from the pre-season squad due to his refusal to sign a new contract.

Why We Love Kylian Mbappé

  1. He has a heart of gold

    Mbappé’s charitable spirit is commendable. The superstar is not moved by money and stays humble despite having so much going on for him. He's

  2. He is a top talent

    Mbappé is undeniably one of the greatest football players ever to play the game, and this is just the beginning. He has years ahead of him and is definitely going to do more.

  3. He’s self-assured

    Mbappé doesn’t pay attention to what the media says about him. He lives his life — one football goal at a time.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. His idol and inspiration

    Mbappé admired Cristiano Ronaldo as a child and wanted to be like him.

  2. He donated his World Cup earnings

    Mbappé donated all his World Cup earnings to a children's charity in 2018.

  3. Mbappe is the second-most expensive player

    Behind his teammate Neymar, Mbappé is the second-most expensive player in football history.

  4. He almost joined Chelsea

    Mbappé had his trial at the club but was rejected because he was not the kind of player they were looking for.

  5. He is a sneakers freak

    Mbappé used to beg his mom to get him the latest sneakers when he was young; now, he buys them for himself.

Kylian Mbappé FAQs

How many Champions League goals does Mbappe have?

To date, Mbappe has scored a whopping 41 goals in the Champions League.

How many career hat tricks does Mbappe have?

Mbappe has scored 14 hat tricks with PSG to date.

What is Mbappe's top speed?

He’s been ranked as the world’s fastest footballer and has reached top speeds of 36km/h.

Kylian Mbappé’s birthday dates

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