Before him, the last Frenchie to be on the cover of the prestigious Times Magazine was Emmanuel Macron, our President. Kylian Mbappé is a soccer player who just turned 20 yo and has had a stunning journey to the top.
Who is the new French Icon right know? Kylian Mbappé, without a doubt.
- He holds the record of the youngest scorer in a semifinal of the Champions League
- Second most expensive player in the history of soccer (180M€ From Monaco to PSG), right behind Neymar, when he was only 18.
- The youngest player named for the prestigious Ballon d’Or
- Scored during the World Cup finals against Croatia
- Awarded best young player of the 2018 World Cup.
- World Champion at the age of 19.
- Winner of the Trophy Kopa for best young player at the Ballon d’Or ceremony this year
- He’s also been praised by the greatest legends in sports…
In short, Kylian Mbappé’s fame is more than a trend, he represents the pride of France & hope for the future. Born in Bondy (suburb of Paris), everything seems easy for Kylian. Relaxed, always smiling, humble, generous, and very mature for his age, he is the face of the new generation, committed & respectful.
Loved by all, Kylian Mbappé is undoubtedly one of the “leaders of the new generation” who manages to mobilize us and excite us today.
And probably tomorrow.