Kylian Mbappe Profile
|Player’s Name||Kylian Mbappe Lottin|
|Position of Play||Centre forward|
|Contract||June 30, 2022|
|Birth Place||Paris, France|
|Date of Birth||December 20, 1998|
|Signed||July 1, 2018|
Kylian Mbappe is a Centre forward playing his club football at French Ligue 1 club Paris-Saint-Germain and represents France at the international level. He was born in Paris, France on December 20, 1998, to a Cameroonian origin father Wilfred Mbappe, and an Algerian origin mother Fayza Lamari who was a handball player.
The three-time Young Player of the Year began his football at the age of 4 years in a youth club called AS Bondy where he went to a private Catholic school and later moved to Monaco in 2013. Prior to joining Monaco, several clubs had attempted to sign him including Chelsea, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Manchester City, and Bayern Munich.
At Monaco, he displayed great quality in the two seasons he spent at the club. His debut game was on December 2, 2015, against Caen in a 1-1 draw and his first goal was in a 3-1 win over Troyes. This milestone set a club record for the youngest debutant and scorer. His phenomenal start saw him sign a professional contract in March 2016.
In his second season, he continued to improve through hard work and learning from the likes of Ramadel Falcao some of the skills he lacked. He was key in the Ligue 1 title-winning and scored important goals that enabled Monaco to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League but lost to Juventus.
PSG signed him for a record fee of 145 million euros to make him the most expensive teenager in the world. He made his debut on September 8, 2017, against Metz and scored on his debut. In the first season at PSG, he won the Ligue 1 and Coupe de France.
In the second season, he was awarded the Player of the Year after finishing as the top scorer with 33 goals. He defended his award of the top scorer and won it for the third time in the fourth season at the club despite missing the first three games due to Covid-19. Mbappe was the youngest player to score 100 goals for the club.
Mbappe Market value and Net worth
The Centre forward’s value has risen over time; an analysis of his current value reveals that Mbappe has a market value of 160 million euros. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 50,000 euros as of December 2015 when he was 16 years old playing at AS Monaco.
The Attacking midfielder has an estimated net worth of 100 million dollars. The main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings. He is among the highest-paid footballers in the world.
When the transfer windows open, clubs get the chance to scout and sign players they feel will bring an impact on the strength of the squad. Mbappe has been one of the many that have had interclub transfers. His transfer history dates back to July 2013 when his first transfer happened as he joined the Monaco youth system from AS Bondy youths.
He spent two years with the club’s youth team and in 2015 he joined the U19 in July, after just six months, he was called to the Monaco senior team. The young Centre forward attracted interest from big clubs after his rise. PSG signed him on loan from Monaco in August 2017 and after a year, they made the deal permanent for 145million euros.
Salary and contract
Kylian Mbappe joined French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint Germaine from Monaco on July 1, 2018, after the two clubs agreed on the transfer fee. Further, for the transfer to be complete, an agreement between the player and the club in terms of his contract and salary was of the essence. To this effect, the attacking midfielder penned down a four-year contract that runs until June 30, 2022, when it will expire. With regard to his payment, Kylian Mbappe pockets a salary of 617,000 euros a week totaling 32 million euros per year at PSG.
Position and style of play
The main position of play for Mbappe is at the Centre forward. However, the player has the potential of playing on the left-wing and right-wing where he can as well perform. Mbappe style of play involves the use of his speed to sprint and dribble past the opposition defenders.
His eye for goal and finishing capabilities has earned him comparison to his fellow citizen and legend Thierry Henry and Pele of Brazil. He uses both of his left and this allows him to switch positions from right-wing to left-wing. He can score, create chances and make good runs when his team counterattacks.
Globally Mbappe ranks at position one among all players in the world. In his country France, Mbappe is number one. Looking at how he sits at the club level and the French Ligue 1, he settles for position one at PSG and positions one in the Ligue one respectively. At the Centre forward, which is his main position of play, he ranks number one. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 1998, Mbappe stands at position one.
FIFA 22 rating.
Mbappe has an overall rating of 91 with the potential of 95. He rates with five stars in skill moves and four stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of four. His work rate is high/low. In terms of traits, he is a speedster, dribbler, and finisher.
A 360-degree view of his rating shows that he has a pacing rate of 97 with a sprint speed of 97. The shooting of 88 with the finishing of 93. Passing is at 80 with a Short pass of 85. Dribbling is 92 with a reaction of 93. Defense at 36 with heading of 72 and physicality at 77 with a stamina of 88.
- Ligue 1 with Monaco.
- Ligue 1 with PSG-3 times.
- Coupe de France-3 times.
- Coupe de la Ligue-2 times.
- Trophee de Champions-2 times.
Achievements and individual awards
- UEFA Nations Golden Boot.
- Best Player of the Year-Globe Soccer.
- Two times French Player of the Year.
- Two times Men’s World Team.
- World Cup Dream Team.
- World Cup Best Young Player.
- Golden Boy.
- Champions League Squad of the Season-3 times.
- Player of the Month-Ligue 1.
- Young Player of the Year-Ligue 1.
- UEFA U19 team of the Tournament.
- Ligue 1 Team of the Year.
- Kopa Trophy.
- Ligue 1 Top Scorer.