Kylian Mbappé

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Kylian Mbappé
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Personal information
Full name Kylian Mbappé Lottin[1]
Date of birth (1998-12-20) 20 December 1998 (age 21)[2]
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[3]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Paris Saint-Germain
Number 7
Youth career
2004–2013 AS Bondy
2013–2015 Monaco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Monaco B 12 (4)
2015–2018 Monaco 41 (16)
2017–2018Paris Saint-Germain (loan) 27 (13)
2018– Paris Saint-Germain 29 (33)
National team
2014 France U17 2 (0)
2016 France U19 11 (7)
2017– France 22 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:14, 1 July 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:13, 15 July 2018 (UTC)

Kylian Mbappé Lottin (French pronunciation: ​[kiljan (ə)mbape]; born 20 December 1998) is a French professional footballer. He plays as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. At the age of 19, he has been marked the best young player in the world.[4] He is expected to be the world's best player in future.[5]

Mbappé made his senior debut for France in 2017. Before that he was representing them at under-17 and under-19 levels. At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Mbappé became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup. He also became the second teenager, after Pelé, to score in a World Cup Final. France won the tournament and he was the second-highest goalscorer. He received the Best Young Player Award for his performances.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rémoussin, Simon (24 October 2016). "Kylian Mbappé, precocious talent". AS Monaco FC. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  2. "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia: List of players: France" (PDF). FIFA. 10 June 2018. p. 11. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  3. "Kylian Mbappé". Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Archived from the original on 2 May 2018.
  4. "The best young players in world football: Christian Pulisic, Jadon Sancho, Ben Woodburn... who are the superstars of the future?". The Telegraph. 20 June 2017. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  5. "Mbappe: France World Cup star 'taking crown from Messi and Ronaldo'". BBC Sport. 15 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  6. "Kylian Mbappe becomes first teenager to score in a World Cup Final since Pele". RT. 15 July 2018.