Kylian Mbappé Lottin (born 20 December 1998) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team.
Considered one of the best players in the world,Mbappé is renowned for his dribbling abilities, exceptional speed, and finishing.
Born in Paris and raised in nearby Bondy, Mbappé began his senior club career in 2015 playing for Monaco, where he won the Ligue 1 title.
In 2017, aged 18, Mbappé signed for Paris Saint-Germain on an eventual permanent transfer worth €180 million, making him the second-most-expensive player and most expensive teenage player.
After renewing his contract with Paris Saint-Germain in 2022, Mbappé became the most expensive footballer in the world.
There, he won four Ligue 1 titles and three Coupes de France, is the club's second-highest all-time top goalscorer, and helped the club reach their first UEFA Champions League Final in 2020.
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 won FIFA World Cup Best Young Player and French Player of the Year for his performances.
Mbappé was named to the FIFA FIFPro World11 in 2018 and 2019, the UEFA Team of the Year in 2018 and the UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season in 2016–17, 2019–20, 2020–21 and 2021–22.
He was awarded the Globe Soccer Best Player of the Year in 2021.
He has won the Golden Boy in 2017, Ligue 1 Player of the Year three times, and has finished as the Ligue 1 top scorer for four seasons.