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Mbappe adds Olympic appearance to packed 2020 wish list

Dec 26, 2019 - 9:16 PM

'I'd really like to do the Olympics at least once in my career,' says French football star Kylian Mbappe

LOADED. A busy 2020 awaits Kylian Mbappe. Photo by Yoan Valat.EPA-EFE

Mbappe brace keeps leaders PSG's cushion over Marseille

Dec 22, 2019 - 11:57 AM

Kylian Mbappe and Neymar show their partnership on the pitch as PSG stays on top of the table

BIRTHDAY BOY. Kylian Mbappe celebrates his first day of being 21 with a brace over Amiens SC. File photo by Valery Hache/AFP

Cavani, Mbappe to miss Real Madrid clash

Sep 17, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe will sit out in PSG's Champions League match against Real Madrid

SHORTHANDED. Edinson Cavani (left) and Kylian Mbappe add to Neymar's absence in PSG.

Cavani, Mbappe injured as PSG's problems pile up despite win

Aug 26, 2019 - 6:04 PM

Already dealing with the rumors of Neymar planning to move to Real Madrid or return to Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain loses two stars to injuries

BIG LOSS. Kylian Mbappe appears to have injured his hamstring. Photo from Twitter/@PSG_inside

Mbappe wants responsibility, 'maybe at PSG, maybe elsewhere'

May 20, 2019 - 11:23 PM

The French wonder has been regularly linked with a potential move to Real Madrid

TOP OF THE LEAGUE. Kylian Mbappe is hailed the Ligue 1 player of the season. Photo from Paris Saint Germain's Twitter account (@PSG_inside)

PSG's Kylian Mbappe slapped with 3-match ban

May 04, 2019 - 4:55 PM

The gifted 20-year-old striker is penalized for a reckless tackle

MISSING TIME. Kylian Mbappe, though, will be available for the last two games of the season. Photo from Paris Saint-Germain's Twitter account (@PSG_English)

'You can reach 1,000 goals,' Pele tells Mbappe

Apr 03, 2019 - 5:38 PM

'The comparisons are flattering but I know very well that I will never do what he did,' French star Kylian Mbappe on football legend Pele

THE GREATEST. Pele (left) thinks 20-year-old sensation Kylian Mbappe can match his career-goal record. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

LOOK: Mbappe fan sneaks on-pitch selfie during PSG game

Apr 01, 2019 - 1:45 PM

The young man manages to shake Mbappe's hands before he is escorted outside the pitch by security

BACK OF THE NET. Kylian Mbappe fires PSG to a win over Toulouse. Photo from Paris Saint-Germain's Twitter account (@PSG_English)

Mbappe leads France rout, Ronaldo injured in Portugal draw

Mar 26, 2019 - 3:03 PM

Young football sensation Kylian Mbappe scores one and sets up two more goals to lead France over Iceland

DOMINANCE. Reigning World Cup champion France continues its bid for 2020 UEFA European Championships. Photo from Kylian Mbappe's Twitter

Kylian Mbappe wins 2018 Ballon d’Or best young player

Dec 04, 2018 - 1:48 PM

19-year-old Mbappe paces the competition for his 4 World Cup goals and top-scoring stint with Ligue 1 champion Paris Saint-Germain

YOUTH STAR. Kylian Mbappe further solidifies his title as the world's best young player in the football scene. Photo from

PSG optimistic over fitness of Mbappe, Neymar for Liverpool showdown

Nov 27, 2018 - 12:46 PM

Both injured PSG forwards Kylian Mbappe and Neymar are expected to be well in time for the Liverpool clash

GOOD SIGN. Thomas Tuchel says that Kylian Mbappe is getting better everyday. Photo by Valery Hache/AFP

Mbappe, Neymar injured in international friendlies

Nov 21, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Football stars Kylian Mbappe and Neymar remain questionable for Paris Saint-Germain's crucial Champions League clash with Liverpool

France's midfielder Kylian Mbappe (C) reacts after getting injured during the friendly football match France vs Uruguay, on November 20, 2018 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Mbappe: Ronaldo, Messi still best but won't win Ballon d'Or

Nov 09, 2018 - 9:10 AM

Croatia's Luka Modric remains the favorite to cop football's top individual plum, but teen sensation Kylian Mbappe hopes a Frenchman wins it

FOOTBALL'S FUTURE. France's young superstar Kylian Mbappe makes a strong case for the 2018 Ballon d'Or award. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Mbappe, Neymar steer PSG to new win record on troubled day

Nov 03, 2018 - 9:29 AM

Paris Saint-Germain posts a record 12th straight league win amid allegations made by a Football Leaks investigation

HOTSHOTS. Paris Saint-Germain's teen star Kylian Mbappe (right) celebrates with teammate Neymar after scoring a goal against Lille. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Dropped Mbappe proves worth as PSG equals European win record

Oct 29, 2018 - 12:56 PM

PSG nails its 11th win to match Tottenham Hotspur's record from the 1960-61 season, the best in any of Europe's big 5 leagues

SPARKPLUG. Kylian Mbappe provides immediate impact off the bench. Photo by Loic Venance/AFP

Deschamps: Mbappe is no bighead

Oct 16, 2018 - 10:25 AM

French football star Kylian Mbappe continues to flash his stellar form

BREAKTHROUGH. Kylian Mbappe's breakthrough stint in Russia earns him a place as one of the 2018 World Cup stars. Photo from

Mbappe cameo helps France avoid shock Iceland defeat

Oct 12, 2018 - 10:40 AM

World champion France rallies behind Kylian Mbappe to forge a draw against upset-conscious Iceland

France's forward Kylian Mbappe (right) tries to slot one past Iceland's goalkeeper Hannes Thor Halldorsson during the friendly football match. Photo by Loic Venance/AFP

Mbappe is Time magazine's 'Future of Soccer'

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:04 PM

Football's teenage superstar Kylian Mbappe sustains his rapid rise to global fame

TEENAGE TITAN. Kylian Mbappe’s stock skyrocketed this year when he played a major role in France’s World Cup title romp. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Four-star Kylian Mbappe helps PSG break 82-year-old record

Oct 08, 2018 - 11:28 AM

The young French star scores a hat-trick within 8 minutes as Paris Saint-Germain bags its ninth straight win in Ligue 1

HISTORIC. Kylian Mbappe and Paris Saint-Germain now have the longest winning streak in Ligue 1 history. Photo by Loic Venance/AFP

World Cup stars dominate FIFA best player award shortlist

Jul 25, 2018 - 11:49 AM

French World Cup champions Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Raphael Varane headline the 10-man list

ON TOP. Just weeks after ruling the World Cup, the French players again dominate the list of candidates in the FIFA awards. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Modric wins World Cup Golden Ball, Mbappe young player award

Jul 16, 2018 - 12:58 PM

The World Cup final between Croatia and France saw two of the tournament's best players lead their respective squads

AWARD-WINNERS. Croatia's Luka Modric (left) wins the Golden Ball despite losing in the final while France's 19-year-old wonder Kylian Mbappe nabs the young player plum. Modric photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP and Mbappe photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP

Deep striker: FIFA World Cup 2018 best scorers

Jul 14, 2018 - 9:30 AM

Check out the top 5 contenders for the Golden Boot award

FRONTUNNER. England's Harry Kane leads the top Golden Boot candidates. Photo by Martin Bernetti/AFP

World Cup last 8: Uruguay ready for France's unstoppable Mbappe

Jul 05, 2018 - 11:10 AM

The tournament's top defensive team warns French teen sensation Mbappe won't have the same freedom

FACE-OFF. It's speed versus defense for Kylian Mbappe's France team (left) and Luis Suarez's Uruguay side. Photos by Franck Fife and Pascal Guyot/AFP

France's Mbappe hailed as new global superstar

Jul 01, 2018 - 9:54 PM

The 19-year-old outshines Lionel Messi with two goals as France sends Argentina packing in the World Cup

France ends Messi's dream in World Cup classic

Jul 01, 2018 - 7:05 AM

Superb Mbappe strikes to send Messi, Argentina crashing out

TEEN TITAN. France’s forward Kylian Mbappe becomes the youngest player to score two goals in a World Cup match since Pele in 1958. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

'Complete' Mbappe praised after PSG beats Bayern in Champions League

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Dani Alves, Edinson Cavani and Neymar score in PSG's 3-0 victory, thanks in part to Kylian Mbappe's playmaking.

YOUNG TALENT. "Kylian is progressing well. He has great talent and great desire to help the team grow," said PSG coach Unai Emery. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Mbappe nets debut goal as PSG thrash Metz

Sep 09, 2017 - 5:16 AM

PSG stars Neymar Cavani and Mbappe each score in their first game together

TRIPLE THREAT. Mbappe (C) was handed a starting spot in his debut after joining from Monaco on a season-long loan. Photo by Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP