Kylian Mbappé Lottin was born on 20 December 1998 in Paris is a French professional footballer widely famous for his excellent dribbling skills, quick feet, and explosive speed. Mbappé plays as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain FC (Ligue 1 club) and the France national team.
At the age of 16, Mbappé began his senior career debut with Ligue 1 club Monaco, and In 2017, he began his senior international career for France. Interestingly, Kylian is from a sports background as his father is a football coach; his mother is a former handball player & his younger and adoptive brother both are footballers. He is widely recognized as one of the best footballers globally and was chosen the fastest player of the world in a ranking by Le Figaro, a French newspaper. He was also regarded as the world's most expensive player in 2018, from a transfer value (€180 million) Viewpoint by the International Center for Sports Studies (CIES).
He made his first-team debut in a 1-1 Ligue 1 club draw against Caen and became Monaco's youngest-ever first-team player by breaking Thierry Henry's record for 21 years ago.
In 2016, Mbappé scored his first stoppage-time goal for the Ligue 1 club over Troyes and became the youngest first-team goalscorer in Monaco's history.
In December 2016, He scored his first hat-trick career in the Coupe de la Ligue & also became the first hat-trick scored by any Monaco player in the competition.
In August 2017, Paris Saint-Germain signed Mbappé on loan at a fee rumored as €145 million-plus €35 million in add-ons, making him the most expensive teenage footballer ever and the second most expensive footballer ever behind Neymar.
In December, Mbappé scored his 10th Champions League goal & became the youngest player to reach at the age of 18. In 2018 Mbappé played as PSG against Les Herbiers VF to clinch the 2017-18 Coupe de France.
For his remarkable performance at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, he was bestowed with Best Young Player and French Player of the Year titles. During the same tournament, he also became the youngest player from France to score at a World Cup and the second teenager after Peléto make a goal in a World Cup final.
Included in the FIFA FIFPro Men's World11 in 2018 and 2019.
He was the French Ligue 1 top goalscorer in 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons playing for Paris Saint-Germain FC.
In 2019, he scored a hat-trick against Monaco, and PSG finished the season as Ligue 1 champions. Mbappé also finished the season as the top goalscorer with 33 goals.
In January 2019, Mbappé was one of the two players to score a hat-trick against Guingamp by breaking the record PSG set the previous season.
In 2020, Mbappé became the youngest player in Champions League history to reach 20 goals.
Mbappé became the only third player to score a Champions League hat-trick against Barcelona, making him the PSG's third-highest scorer.
In December 2021, Mbappé scored twice against AS Monaco in Ligue 1 to reach a century of league goals for PSG.
Won the UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month six times: April 2017, March 2018, August 2018, February 2019, February 2021 & August 2021.
Won the UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year award for three consecutive seasons in 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19.
Awarded the Kopa Trophy in 2018, an honor presented by France Football to the world's best footballer under the age of 21.
Presented with the Knight of the Legion of Honour, the highest French order of merit, in 2018.
Received the Onze de Bronze Award in 2019.
Mbappé was honored with the UEFA Nations League Finals Golden Boot in 2021.
Awarded as the Global Soccer Best Player in 2021.
Updated On : 06 Jan, 2022
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