Kylian Mbappe thrilled our screens at the World Cup that spanned from June-July 2018. This occasion brought the 19-year old footballer into limelight as he displayed such amazing talent, a kind not seen for decades by any player of his age and net worth.
After creating a record of winning the World Cup at such a young age, Kylian Mbappe’s net worth rose.
This has made him a wonder to behold in the world of football and also landed him lots of praises and of course record setting contracts.
Kylian Mbappe Lottin was born on the 20th of December 1998 in France, Paris precisely.
He started playing football at a very tender age and began his football career at AS Bondy, a club where his father was the coach at that time.
Replete with skills and football prowess which was just budding and couldn’t go unnoticed as one of his coaches Antonio Ricardi observed that Kylian who was just six years old was one of the best kids he had coached over time.
The teenager has showed so much passion for football that he learnt to prioritize his time just to play football. He refused to attend full-time schooling and other activities that would have thrilled kids his age then just so he could make more time football.
Unsurprisingly, he started early and accomplished great things as a child especially as he had his father’s backing.
From AS Bondy, Kylian moved to the Claire Fontaine Academy and soon enough bigger European clubs came calling. And so his journey began.
Clubs as big as Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Liverpool and then on to Chelsea. However, he decided to stay close to home and chose Monaco.
Mbappe joined the Monaco Youth Academy in 2013 and two years later made it to the senior team at the age of 16.
His father, Wilfried Mbappe is from Cameroon and also Kylian’s agent and football coach while his mother, Fayza Lamari is from Algeria, a former handball player.
Kylian’s father is adjudged to have Nigerian roots too, as he was once a refugee who migrated to France in search of greener pastures.
In a bid to get permanent stay in France got married to Fayza, an Algerian-French based citizen.
Kylian grew up playing soccer thanks to his father’s involvement as both a player and also a football coach.
His father started training him at a very early stage and helped fan to flames the fire that burned in the youngster for football.
As a youth coach for about 25 years at AS Bondy, his father understood the necessity of training early.
After years of been actively involved in sports, his mother also contributed to Kylian’s sporting passion being one who has .
Although the football maestro was born in the suburbs of Paris, a place characterized by violence and rioting, he didn’t yield.
Kylian had nothing to deter him as his parents helped to manage his future well.
His parents have done a good job as many have observed him to act mature beyond his age as stated in comment to BBC by Airouche, president of AS Bondy,
“He is a young man who seems to have the maturity of a 40-year-old when he speaks. That’s his personality.
Generous, respectful and when he comes here he’s always just a boy from Bondy and a boy from ASB…
Kylian’s personality— when you see him speaking at 18 but sounding like he’s 30, talking with phenomenal maturity—is because of what his parents gave him.
They’re people that always had their hands on their hearts, they helped a lot. Not just their children but the children here at the club.”
It would be of interest to note that Kylian has an adopted brother Jires Kembo Ekoko who is also a professional football player and plays as a striker for Turkish club, Bursaspor.
He was also once a former youth international who represented France on some occassions.
Kylian also has a younger biological brother named Ethan Mbappe who plays for PSG’s under-12s.
Theirs is truly a football inclined family as his parents made no mistake in passing the sporting gene on to their children.
Kylian’s current girlfriend is Alicia Aylies. She was born on the French Island of Martinique in the Caribbean on the 21st of April, 1998.
Her father Philippe Allies is an environmental manager while her Mother Marie-Chantal Belfry is a driving school instructor.
She won the Miss Guyane pageant in 2016 and later on entered the French competition in Montpelier in 2017.
Driven by a desire to become the first model from French Guiana to emerge Miss France and felt further encouraged to enter the Miss Universe pageantry however she didn’t make it far in the pageantry.
Kylian and Aylies were first linked in May when she was spotted attending one of the PSG matches. She also attended some of France’s matches in Russia at the 2018 World Cup and posted photos of herself during the match on her Instagram account.
Interestingly, neither of them have publicly admitted to speculations of them dating.
She is currently a model and shuttles between her hometown in South America and Paris pursuing her modelling career.
Alongside her modelling career, she is also studying law at the University of Guiana.
There were also rumours of him dating Camille Gottlieb, daughter of Princess Stephanie of Monaco although that was not also confirmed.
KYLIAN’S SALARY AND INCOME
Kylian, even as a teenager has broken many records in the football world displacing the likes of Angel Di Maria and Dimitri Payet in his current football club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and in the France national team respectively.
Kylian’s source of income streams mainly from his football earnings which is basically salary and bonuses.
However, last year, he signed an endorsement deal with Nike, a popular sportswear and equipment supplier.
Not long after Nike launched Kylian’s own personalized football boots, The Kylian Mbappe Nike Hypervenom 3.
In 2018, he unveiled the Nike Mercurial Superfly VI Boots inspired by former Brazilian’s striker Ronaldo’s R9 Mercurial boots.
His salary is said to be roughly €15.4million approximately $20.5million per year.
KYLIAN’S NET WORTH
Essentially, Kylian Mbappe‘s net worth has been placed at about $82 million and is bound to keep rising following his consistency in displaying unmatched talent and determination in his career.
His net worth has experienced a hike within short periods of time especially after his transfer to Paris Saint-Germain on a record transfer fee.
The fee is set to be €135 million that made him the most expensive teenager in football.
He is one of the highest net worth players in his category and his net worth is stipulated to keep growing at an amazing pace in the months to come.
KYLIAN MBAPPE’S GOALS
Kylian Mbappe Goals for Club Side
On 20th February 2016, Kylian Mbappe scored his first goal for the Monaco first team, a stoppage time goal in a home Ligue 1 3-1 win over Troyes.
At the age of 17 year and 62 days, he became the first team youngest goal scorer in the club’s history once again displacing Henry in the process.
Kylian Mbappe scored the first hat trick of his first team career on 14th December 2016 in a 7-0 rout of Stade Rennials in the Coupe de la Ligue round of 16.
It was recorded as the first hat-trick scored by any Monaco player in the competition since 1997.
On the 11th of February 2017, Mbappe scored the first Ligue 1 hat trick in the 5-0 home win over Metz and at 18 years he became the youngest player to score a Ligue one hat-trick since Jeremy Menez of FC Sochaux-Montbeliard in 2005.
Kylian Mbappe scored Monaco’s second goal in the 40th minute in the UEFA Champion’s League round of 16 first leg match against Manchester City, which Monaco lost 5-3 on the 21st of February.
It was his first ever UEFA European League goal and he became the second youngest French scorer in UEFA Champion’s league history after Karim Benzema.
Kylian scored two first half goals on the 5th of March in the 4-0 Ligue 1 home win over FC Nantes to bring his Ligue 1 career goals record to ten goals.
Interestingly, he has become the youngest player in the last 30 years to hit the Ligue 1/Division 1 ten goals mark.
On the 11th of March he scored a goal in the 2-1 Ligue 1 home against FC Girondins de Bordeaux.
In the UEFA Champions League round of 16, he helped Monaco beat Manchester City 3-1 and advance to the quarter finals on the away goals rule.
Kylian Mbappe ended the season with 26 goals from 44 matches in all competitions.
Kylian Mbappe Goals for Country
On 17th May 2018, Kylian Mbappe was called up to the France squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
June 21st , he scored his first goal in France’s 1-0 win over Peru becoming the youngest French goal scorer in World Cup history at 19 years.
Kylian Mbappe was made the man of the match on the 30th of June as he scored twice in a 4-3 win over Argentina.
He was crowned the World Cup finals scoring a 25 yard strike goal against Croatia winning 4-2.
As suspected, he became the second teenager after Pele to score in a World Cup final.
He scored four goals in the tournament and this led to him receiving the FIFA World Cup Best Young Player Award.
Kylian is currently 19 years old.
The player is a citizen of France and also has Cameroonian roots.
He is 1.78m tall and weighs 73kg
Kylian plays the Midfield position (Attacking Midfielder (Right) Forward).
He is on the France National team and he scored four goals in the 2018 World Cup.
His current club is Paris Saint-Germain which he joined in July 1, 2018. The contract is said to last for four years.
This season he has scored 25 goals.
Kylian Mbappe is just 19 years old and has already made a name for himself in the world of football.
A great career lies ahead for the young player and he is set to accomplish greater feats with his incredible talents.
The midfield maestro donated all of his World Cup earnings costing about €384,000 and this marked his name on many hearts.
As an attacker, he has displayed not just skill and prowess on the field but in addition maturity and character .
He is indeed one to look out for in the coming years.
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