In which sport did Kylian Mbappé become popular?
Kylian Mbappé Lottin (born 20 December 1998) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. Considered one of the best players in the world, he is known for his dribbling, speed, and finishing.
Mbappé began his senior career with Ligue 1 club Monaco, making his professional debut in 2015, aged 16. With them, he won a Ligue 1 title, Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year, and the Golden Boy award.
At international level, Mbappé made his senior debut for France in 2017, at age 18. At the 2018 FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) World Cup, Mbappé became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup, and became the second teenager, after Pelé, to score in a World Cup Final.
Mbappé was born in Paris. His father, Wilfried, is originally from Cameroon, and, as well as being Mbappé's agent, is a football coach, while his mother, Fayza Lamari, is of Algerian Kabyle origin and is a former handball player.