5 Facts You Need To Know About French Football Star Kylian Mbappe! There’s a new star in the football world and it’s teenage sensation from France named Kylian Mbappe. Check out this five facts about the star to watch at the FIFA 2018 World Cup.
1. Kylian Mbappe was born on the 20th of December 1998 in Bondy, France. His father Wilfried is Cameroonian.
2. Kylian Mbappé is the second-most expensive Association Football transfer (£128 M, from Monaco to Paris Saint-Germain in 2018).
3. Growing up, Mbappe’s idol was Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
4. The 19 year old star is giving away his £17,000 wage after every match to charity because he does not believe he should be paid for representing his country.
5. His younger brother Ethan, who is only 12 also plays for PSG Under 12 side. Ethan is also responsible for his older brother’s arms-folding celebration.