Paris- Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappé‘s quick rise to global fame has catched the attention of Time magazine’s international edition, as he appears on front cover headlined, Next Generation Leaders.
Time said Mbappé was a global superstar who “is the future of soccer.”
Mbappe started making his break in the football world when he played for Monaco football club in Ligue 1, at just 18 the team made it to the UEFA Champions League only losing to Real Madrid in the final.
He made world headlines in September 2017 when he moved from Monaco to Paris Saint-Germain for a whooping €180-million, a deal was signed when he was just 18-years old, receiving a monthly salary of €1.5-million.
But the 19-year-old’s notoriety was seen in the World Cup, after several good performances he was praised by many past legends including Brazil’s legend Pele, on his way to helping France win another World Cup trophy, ending their 20 year drought.
Mbappe became the youngest French goalscorer in World Cup history when he struck in a 1-0 win over Peru in the group stages and the second teenager since Pele in 1958 to score two goals at the tournament.
— Pierre Briançon (@pierrebri) October 11, 2018
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