Kylian Mbappe turns 20: France and Paris Saint-Germain wonderkid’s career in numbers

A teen talent no more, Kylian Mbappe’s birthday has come along and it means he’s now in his 20s – they grow up so fast, don’t they?

The Paris Saint-Germain star has had an incredible start to his career and looks set to go down in history after just three full seasons of football behind him.

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Paris Saint-Germain ace Kylian Mbappe

He’s already achieved more than most in his fledgling career having won the World Cup with France last summer.

So, here at talkSPORT we’re taking a look back at his career, so far, in numbers as we appreciate his incredible talents.

16 years 347 days

The age Kylian Mbappe made his debut for Monaco against Caen on December 2, 2015.

He replaced Fabio Coentrao in a 1-1 draw at the Stade Louis II wearing the No. 33 shirt but was unable to make an impact in his two minutes on the pitch.

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Mbappe in action against Bordeaux in his debut campaign

Seven

The amount of appearances it took for Mbappe to get his first goal for Monaco.
Having drawn blanks against Caen, Tottenham Hotspur, Saint Etienne, Bordeaux, and Toulouse, he finally netted against Troyes in February 2016.

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Mbappe celebrates scoring his first senior goal against Troyes

24

The amount of goals Mbappe scored in his first full season (2016/17) as a senior Monaco player, this included two hat-tricks and three braces.

Eight

The number of assists Mbappe laid on for his team-mates in the same Ligue 1 campaign.

18 years, three months and five days

How old Mbappe was when he made his international debut for France.

He made his bow as a substitute against Luxembourg in 2017, replacing Dimitri Payet after 78 minutes in a 3-1 win.

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Mbappe on his France debut against Luxembourg

£128million

The fee Paris Saint-Germain reportedly paid Monaco as part of his loan-turned-permanent transfer in 2017.

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Mbappe on the day he signed for Paris Saint-Germain

136

The number of dribbles Mbappe attempted in his first season with Paris Saint-Germain as his direct running decimated Ligue 1 defences, 79 were successful.

Two

The amount of Ligue 1 titles Mbappe has already won in his three full season in French football.

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Mbappe celebrates winning the Ligue 1 title last season with team-mate Neymar

Two

The number of World Cup final goals Mbappe scored in France’s 4-2 victory over Croatia in Russia.

He became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final with the only other player being Pele in 1958.

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Mbappe poses with the World Cup last summer

12

The number of goals Mbappe has already scored in Ligue 1 this season and he’s achieved it in just 11 games, too.

He’s just four strikes from a record league haul with his previous best being 15 in the 2016/17 season and is currently registering 3.9 shots per game, his highest ever average.

13 minutes

How long it took Mbappe to score four goals against Lyon in Ligue 1 earlier this campaign.

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Mbappe leaves with the match ball after destroying Lyon

347

The amount of points Mbappe achieved in the 2018 Ballon d’Or voting where he was named the fourth best player in world football one place ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi but below Antoine Griezmann, Cristiano Ronaldo, and winner Luka Modric.

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