Kylian Mbappé

Mbappé in 2019, photo by

Birth Name: Kylian Mbappé Lottin

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 20 December, 1998

*father – Duala/Sawa Cameroonian
*mother – Kabyle Algerian

Kylian Mbappé is a French professional footballer. He plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and captains the France national team. He has also played for Monaco II and Monaco. He became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup, in 2018. His transfer fee to Paris Saint-Germain, at €145 million plus €35 million in add-ons, made him the then-second most expensive player ever, behind teammate Neymar.

He is the son of Fayza Lamari, a handball player, and Wilfried Mbappé, a football coach and Kylian’s agent. His father is from Djébalè island, Cameroon, and his mother is Algerian, of Kabyle origin. He was raised in Bondy, Seine-Saint-Denis, a commune. His brother is professional footballer Ethan Mbappé and his adoptive brother is professional footballer Jirès Kembo Ekoko. He speaks French, English, and Spanish.

9 Responses

  1. Oaken05 says:

    Mpappe’s father is from the Duala/Sawa ethnic group if he is from Djébalè island, as reported.

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