Kylian Mbappé Lottin is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. He is considered one of the best players in the world and is known for his dribbling, speed, and finishing. Here’s what we know about him in his player profile:
Here are a few answers to questions about Kylian Mbappe like: What country is the African star from? how old is he? how much does he weigh? What is his net worth? what is his salary and what is his origin? What club is he transferring to? Does he have a son? and who is his girlfriend?
Who is Kylian Mbappe? Personal life?
Full name: Kylian Mbappé Lottin
Date of Birth: 20 December 1998
Place of birth: Paris, France
Height: 1,78 M
Occupation: Professional Footballer
Position: Attack Centre-forward
Current team: Paris Saint Germain
Kylian Mbappe was born 20 December 1998 in Paris and was raised in Bondy, Seine-Saint-Denis, a commune 10.9 km (6.8 mi) from the centre of Paris.
He is 23 years old.
His father, Wilfried Mbappe, is originally from Cameroon, and, as well as being Mbappé’s agent, is a football coach, while his mother, Fayza Lamari, is of Algerian Kabyle origin and is a former handball player.
He has a younger brother, Ethan, who played for German team Paris Saint-Germain’s under-12 squad in 2018.
Mbappé’s adoptive brother, Jirès Kembo Ekoko, is also a professional football player.
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Mbappe’s career in the field of football
Mbappé began his senior career with Ligue 1 club Monaco, making his professional debut in 2015, aged 16. With them, he won a Ligue 1 title, Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year, and the Golden Boy award.
In 2017, he signed for league rivals Paris Saint-Germain on an initial loan, which was made permanent in 2018 in a transfer worth €180 million plus add ons, making him both the second-most expensive player and most expensive teenager.
Mbappé has won three Ligue 1 titles, three Coupe de France titles, was named Ligue 1 Player of the Year twice, and has finished as Ligue 1 top scorer for three consecutive seasons. He is also the third-highest goalscorer in the club’s history.
At international level, Mbappé made his senior debut for France in 2017, at age 18. At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Mbappé became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup, and became the second teenager, after Pelé, to score in a World Cup Final.
He finished as the joint second-highest goalscorer as France won the tournament, and he received the Best Young Player and French Player of the Year awards for his performances.
Kylian Mbappe’s Networth
Kylian’s net worth currently stands at 95 million dollars, making him one of the highest-paid football players in the world.
In September it was estimated that his gross base salary for the 2021/22 season is set to be 32m dollars, which comes to 617,000 dollars each week.
Mbappe is currently hot news with his 50M Euros transfer to Real Madrid making him one of the highest paid footballers in the world. (We wrote about it here: Kylian Mbappe to earn 50M euros per year at Real Madrid – becomes highest paid footballer in the world)
Is Kylian Mbappe dating or in a relationship?
Kylian Mbappe is rumoured to date Alicia Aylies who was miss France 2017. The pair have kept their relationship under wraps and have gone above and beyond to stay out of the media spotlight.
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Who is Mbappe’s son?
Mbappe does not have any children.
Random facts about Mbappe
Growing up, his idol was Cristiano Ronaldo, a player he looked to emulate.
As a child, Kylian Mbappé went to a private Catholic school in Bondy, where he was considered academically gifted but extremely unruly.
Mbappé has a sponsorship deal with sportswear and equipment supplier Nike.
In 2017, his prodigious talent saw Nike launch his own personalised football boots at age 18, the Kylian Mbappé Nike Hypervenom 3.
In 2018, he unveiled the Nike Mercurial Superfly VI boots which were inspired by the R9 Mercurial boots of former Brazilian striker Ronaldo.
In 2018, Swiss watchmaker Hublot signed Mbappé as a global ambassador.
Kylian Mbappé is the nephew of Pierre Mbappé (President US Ivry).
What is Mbappe’s Instagram handle?
The footballers Instagram handle is: k.mbappe and has 65.6M followers.