LB presents the Full Story of a football star best known by the Nickname; ”The 2nd Prince of Monaco’. Our Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story plus Untold Biography Facts brings to you full account of notable events from his childhood time till date. Analysis involves his life story before fame, family life and many OFF and ON-Pitch little known facts about him. Lets Begin;
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Early Childhood Life
Kylian Mbappé Lottin was born in Bondy, north-east of Paris in 20th December 1998 by his Cameroonian father, Mr Wilfried Mbappe (a coach) and Algerian mother, Fayza Mbappe Lamari (an ex handball player). His birth came exactly six months after France won the 1998 World Cup at Stade de France which was 11km from his hometown. As a mixed race child born into a sporting family, one thing was certain for the young lad “football.”
According to his father,
“My son Kylian is more than passionate about football– I think he’s crazy. He almost puts me off even thou i see myself as a football coach. He’s always into it 24/7. Kylian watches everything. He can watch four or five matches in a row.”
Growing up in the Paris suburbs which was once ravaged by violence and rioting did not deter him. Everything about his future was well managed by his family.
His ability to prioritize time showed his effectiveness in football. He never spent his time democratically. He said no to unimportant things like going to school on full times basis in order to make time for football. Yes, his time with family and close friends was important, but after that came football and nothing else.
He learnt how to be a left forward and how to be blistering quick. Learning dribbling was not left out. This was how he developed his game.
At the age of 6, he was seen as once of France’s best kid footballer. This was a time he got recognized by the French Football Federation. Kylian accomplished great things as a child. For many times he left his friends in a state of envy and awe.
Even as a child, Mbappe carried the capacity to become successful. He was equipped with his own special gift and talent. No one in the picture above made it to the top like he did. Some of them lost their path along the way.
Mbappe visualize his Success to a point of certainty. It was his imagination and belief in himself that carried him towards his destiny.
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Family Life
FATHER: His father, Wilfried Mbappe is his roots from Cameroon and Nigeria and works as a coach at AS Bondy (As at time of writing). He was once a refuge who migrated to France for greener pasture. Mr Wilfried, in a bid to get a permanent stay got married to an Algerian-French based citizen, Fayza.
He started training his son Kylian at the age of six back in the days when both pals were much younger.
He is current a soccer agent to his son. He spends coach to younger brother named Adeyemi Mbappé.
MOTHER: Mbappe’s father is not the only one to have passed on his sporting passion and genes. His mother Fayza Mbappe born Fayza Lamari is of Algerian origin. She was a former professional handball player.
Fayza Mbappe is the proud soccer mom of French prodigy striker, Kylian Mbappe. Being a former athlete herself, Fayza Mbappe knows just how much work it takes to make it in the professional field. The former handball player welcomed son Kylian on December 20, 1998, in the north-east of Paris. She has watched him grow into a fine young man and most importantly one of the important players in the world. She currently lives in Bondy, France.
Kylian Mbappe is a half brother to Jires Kembo-Ekoko who is of Congo decent. His dad was a former footballer, a close friend of Mr Wilfried Mbappe who was featured for Zaire in the 1974 World Cup.
Jires migrated to France when he was a child to stay with Mr Wilfried Mbappe who eventually became his legal guardian.
He is 10 years older than young Kylian who at his age is blazing the trail of world football. The two regard each other as brothers and Jires was Kylian’s first idol. He once played his professional football at Rennes.
Little Brother: Kylian Mbappe has a little brother named Ethan who is 7 years younger. Both parties see themselves as the greatest gift their parents had to give them. Kylian Mbappe once had an agreement with Monaco to allowing his brother be his mascot. This happened after he was persuaded by Ethan to bring him as a mascot in the Champions League.
Mbappe said: “He wanted it. It was a great moment. He was breaking my head at home. He said “Take me, take me”, so I said “OK, I’ll take you, come oonn…”
It is interesting to know that Ethan Mbappe is the reason and source of inspiration to why Kylian celebrates his goals by posing with his arms crossed and thumbs up. Kylian Mbappe admits it is what Ethan does when he beats him on Playstation’s FIFA.
According to Kylian, ‘It was not me who came up with it. It was my brother, Ethan. He celebrated like that each time he disgrace me on Playstation FIFA’
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Relationship Life
His meteoric rise to fame, the question on everyone’s list is..Who is Kylian Mbappe’s girlfriend?…
No doubt, he has made him become the apple to many lady’s eyes. He is in a relationship which he prefers to be secret. At the end of some matches, Mbappé sometimes causes the crying of some girls. Especially in the stadium’s parking lot, many girls wait for their superhero.
According to his mother “To live in Paris would be impossible because of distraction from ladies. In Monaco, he is safer”.
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Same School with French’s Greats
Mbappé went to the Clairefontaine. This is a national football centre and academy that specializes in training French football players. He graduated from this academy in 2011. He joins a roll of honour of illustrious graduates including Thierry Henry, Nicolas Anelka, Blaise Matuidi, Hatem Ben Arfa and William Gallas.
Young Mbappé was very famous at Clairefontaine. When asked about his ambitions, he spoke about Real Madrid and said: “It is better to target the Moon. That way, if you fail, you get to the clouds.”
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Rising to Fame
After his father’s outburst, which concluded with the ominous warning that they would look for a transfer in the January window if things did not change, the Monaco manager, Leonardo Jadim decided to start him against Montpellier. Mbappe was heavily involved in the 6-2 rout of Montpellier and has not looked back.
He scored his first professional hat-trick in December’s 7-0 League Cup victory over Rennes, his second in February’s 5-0 trouncing of Metz and celebrated his first Champions League start by carving through the heart of Manchester City’s defense to score his first goal in the competition and put his side 2-1 up.
This was when Mbappé’s exploits as a teenager soon caught the attention of world media.
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Turning Down Offers
At the age of 15, when students leave Clairefontaine after two years to enter the professional club system, Mbappé turned down every other Ligue 1 side, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool and Bayern Munich to join Monaco and moved to the principality to continue his education.
And yet, though Wilfried Mbappé had been keen for his son to stay with Monaco provided he would be given sufficient playing time, by October, two months after Monaco turned down a £40m bid from Manchester City, Kylian had not started a match and his father was livid, as he told L’Equipe:
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Breaking Records
He made his debut for Monaco aged just 16 years and 347 days, beating the record set by Henry, who was 17 years and 14 days when he first turned out for the club more than 20 years ago.
Although, Henry have said it wasn’t fair to call Mbappe ‘the new Thierry Henry‘. But no one has heeded his warning … apart from those who prefer to call him ‘the new Neymar’. He is the Youngest debitan for Monaco. Mbappe has also broken the record in Europe in terms of minutes per goal or assist – ahead of even Lionel Messi.
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Meeting Thierry Henry
At this time, Thierry Henry never knew he was taking a shot with a 5 year boy who would rival him by breaking two of his records.
According to Henry, “I’ve met once when he was a kid. Today, he’s a nice lad with a good head on his shoulders. He is very respectful and quite quiet. He is determined and never gives up. He is the talk of the town and has so much talent. He has skills, goals, assists. He can do what he wants with the ball.”
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Meeting Christiano Ronaldo
The picture below shows Cristiano Ronaldo’s arm draped around Kylian Mbappe’s shoulder at Real’s training base at Valdebebas. Here he was only 13. His opportunity to meet C Ronaldo came after an invitation by Zinedine Zidane.
Mbappe, in the photo, is plainly a boy. It’s a photo to emphasise his tender years. Ronaldo on the other hand looks just the same. Mbappe has since blossomed into a fine young man in such a short space of time.
To be in a picture with Ronaldo was no doubt a thrill for a kid like Mbappe. Today, he had made his own way in the world now and probably seen as a threat by Ronaldo. Today, he is a threat to his stature and his Ballon d’Or.
Likewise, Paulo Dybala has openly described Lionel Messi as his “idol”. He grew up emulating the Barcelona superstar. In the 2016/2017 champions League, Dybala shoved him out of the Knockout stage. Time ticks by. It’s sad to think about but the day will come when Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are no longer playing. They’ll be gone and we’ll only have memories.
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –What others say about him
“Mbappé is a very good player. Now he is being compared with Thierry Henry and he plays like him. He is young but if he continues to improve like this, he will play for the national team for sure.” Bacary Sagna.
“He is not exactly Thierry Henry but it is true that he has similar qualities and the future and talent is similar. The potential is similar, after that if he has the same level of motivation, desire and intelligence that Thierry has, and the next two to three years will tell us that, then he can be very promising.” Arsène Wenger.
“He is 18 years old and what he does is amazing. Right from the start, we saw and we knew he was a slightly different player, in his way of touching the ball for example. He has a game that has something special. On top of that, he works a lot. I hope that he will continue to help us win titles.” Bernardo Silva.
“He has talent, it is undeniable. He has real potential and We bet he will be in Russia.” LifeBogger.”
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –The Bromance
The Monaco forward was not even born when Gianluigi Buffon, the Juventus goalkeeper, was named in Italy’s squad for the 1998 World Cup in France.
And for Mbappe, that is one of a number of stats he can reflect on with pride when he takes stock of Monaco’s run to the last four. His tally of six Champions League goals in the 2016/2017 season means he has scored the same number of goals in the competition before 19 as Raul.
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Aging Quickly
Upon careful observation, one would notice premature aging on the face which doesn’t correspond to his current age.
Again, wrinkles found in his eyes. This does complements his maturity and intelligence.
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –No Luxury
As at time of writing, Kylian still lives in the Monaco training hostel. His plan is to lay low and grounded so that fame doesnt get to his head. When his family is around, he leaves the domitary to stay with his mum, father and little brother
Kylian still has his room at the training center. He would, however, have the means to afford a villa with an accompanying swimming pool. But that’s not his thing. He has seen the unnecessary excesses of certain teammates who had lost their way. To protect him, I convinced him to stay in the (academy) center. However in the nearest future, he hopes to get a place of his own. Says his father.
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –Best of Mbappe (2016/2017)
Kylian Mbappe Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts –LifeBogger Rankings