Top 6 Achievements of Kylian Mbappe : Kylian Mbappe has chalked a lot of achievements despite the the fact that his professional career is as old as the last season Leicester City won the English Premier League.
The 2015/15 season was Mbappe’s first professional career and it all started at AS Monaco under manager Leonardo Jardim.
The 24-year old Mbappe who could have represented the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon has achieved more success than one could have thought of.
GhanaSportsMarket.com takes a look at the Top 10 achievements of the Paris Saint -Germain and France attacker.
1.Winning the FIFA World Cup at the age 19 years
Pele did it with Brazil aged 17 years in 1958 and Mbappe repeated the feat for France in 2018 even though he was two years older.
2.Becoming the all-time top goal scorer of PSG at the age of 24 years
His 201 goals for PSG came in 247 matches whilst Cavani needed 301 games to score 200 goals for the Parisiens. Mbappe broke the record held by the Uruguayan on Saturday March 4th as PSG defeated Nantes by 4-2.
3.Winning Five Ligue 1 titles with AS Monaco and PSG
Great players such as Zinedine Zidane , Thiery Henry , Jean-Pierre Papin and many others all played in the Ligue 1 but Mbappe has won the competition more times. As for Zidane he never ever won the French championship ; well Mbappe has 5 titles to his name.
4.The second ever player to score a hat trick in a FIFA World Cup final
Not even the legendary Ronaldo Luiz Nazario de Lima , Diego Maradona , Lionel Messi could shake the back of the net three times in a FIFA World Cup final but Mbappe did.
By doing so against Argentina at Qatar 2022 final the Bondy-born prodigy equaled the long-standing record of Geoff Hurst who scored thrice for England in the 1966 final as the Three Lions defeated West Germany by 4-2 to win their only World Cup trophy till date.
5.PSG player with the most Ligue 1 top scorer awards
Mbappe is also the PSG player with the most Ligue 1 top scorer awards won. He was the golden boot winner of the Ligue 1 in the 2018/19 , 2019/20 , 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons.
If he manages to win the 2022/23 goal king race , he would have equaled the all-time record of the league (5 Golden Boot awards) currently held by Jean-Pierre Papin and Carlos Bianchi.
6.Winner of the first ever Kopa Trophy by France Football
The award was introduced for the first time in 2018 and Mbappe was inaugural winner.
Matthijs de Ligt , Pedri and Gavi have all gone on to win the award given to the best U-21 player.
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