A look back at Kylian Mbappe’s glittering career as he turns 20

Video montage celebrating the career of football prodigy Kylian Mbappe who is celebrating his 20th birthday. IMAGES

Kylian Mbape on red carpet at Ballon d’Or

France’s Kylian Mbappe arrives on the red carpet ahead of the ceremony for the 2018 Ballon d’Or in Paris. He’s the favourite to win the Kopa Trophy for best Under-21 player. Meanwhile Croatia’s Luka Modric and a host of French World Cup winners, including Mbappé, hope to pick up the prestigious Ballon d’Or trophy, ending the 10-year duopoly of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. IMAGES

Mbappé: “If I play four World Cups, I want to win four”

“We play to win so if I play four World Cups, I want to win four,” says PSG’s star Kylian Mbappé to AFP.

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

“I don’t think one of them will win the Ballon d’or this year, because as I said, it was a World Cup year,” says PSG star Kylian Mbappé on the chances of either Messi or Ronaldo winning the award. But “no one does better” than them, he insisted during an interview with AFP.

France World Cup hero Mbappe returns to hometown of Bondy

France World Cup hero Kylian Mbappe returns to his hometown of Bondy just outside Paris for the first time since the team’s victory in Russia. IMAGES

PSG’s Mbappe attends appeal hearing over match suspensions

PSG striker Kylian Mbappe arrives at the French Football Federation’s (FFF) High Commission of Appeal, which is reviewing his three-match suspension. IMAGES

World champions France head home from Moscow airport

Victorious France arrive at Moscow airport on their way home after winning the World Cup for the second time. IMAGES of Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann

World Cup: Paris fan zone explodes as France score fourth goal

Jubilant France fans in the Paris fan zone on the Champs de Mars celebrate wonderkid Kylian Mbappe’s goal, giving France a 4-1 lead over Croatia in the World Cup final. IMAGES

World Cup: France fans in Mbappe hometown celebrate his goal

France fans in Bondy, Kylian Mbappe’s birthplace, celebrate France’s fourth goal scored by Mbappe himself in the World Cup final against Croatia. IMAGES

World Cup: France fans in Bondy react to France’s second goal

French fans in the fan zone in Bondy, in the Paris suburbs of Seine-Saint-Denis where Kylian Mbappe grew up, react to France’s second goal in the World Cup 2018 final. Les Bleus retook the lead in the 39th minute (2-1) thanks to a penalty from Antoine Griezmann. IMAGES