Kylian Mbappe and the records he can achieve

Kylian Mbappe has made a name for himself at such an early age. At only 24 he is the most valuable player in the world alongside Norway and Manchester City’s Erling Haaland with a valuation of 180 million euros. One of the fastest players on the planet right now he is undoubtedly on a mission to become the best in the world.

Starting his career in France with AS Monaco, the left-sided winger made his name during the season 2016-2017 when they also won the Champions League stunning PSG and accounting for 95 points in total that season. They reached the semi-finals of the Champions League that season and lost to Juventus. 

Kylian Mbappe
Kylian Mbappe celebrating for PSG (DohaNews)

A lot many players gained recognition due to that campaign and left for elite clubs, likewise, Kylian also left for league rivals PSG on loan with an obligation to buy for 180 million. He has since been with the Qatari-owned Paris side and hasn’t stopped scoring since. He signed an extension last year after his contract was expiring with the French Capital to stay on for another year.

The striker in the recently gone FIFA World Cup 2022 was in sublime form for which he won the golden boot as well. His solo performances were exceptional which led the team to their second consecutive final but unlike in 2018 in Russia, they lost to Argentina, after Mbappe’s heroics of scoring a hat trick went in vain.

He has been heavily linked with Spanish giants Real Madrid for a couple of seasons now as they look to build up modern-time Galacticos after the departure of Benzema, Bale, and Ronaldo also known as BBC. With the likes of Vinicius Jr and Rodrygo proving to be vital for the team, they need a proven striker to compete in their front 3.

Records Kylian Mbappe currently holds 

  • Kylian Mbappe holds the record for scoring the most number of goals in a season by a teenager in League 1. He scored a total of 15 goals in season 2015-2016.


  • On international duty with France, he has the record of scoring in the most finals of a FIFA World Cup. He scored in the 2018 edition which was held in Russia against Croatia and in 2022 which was held in Qatar against Argentina.


  • Kylian Mbappe is the only player to be crowned as the league’s top scorer and also the top assist provider in the same season. In season 2022 he had 47 goal involvements that comprised of 28 goals and 19 assists.


  • He has the highest number of goals in the FIFA World Cup considering players who are below 24 years old. He has 9 goals to his name overtaking the likes of Pele, CR7, and Lionel Messi.


  • Kylian Mbappe had overtaken Edinson Cavani to become the all-time leading goal scorer of PSG’s history. He currently stands at 214 at present with more goals likely coming till his Tenure at PSG lasts.


  • He is the youngest goal scorer and also the first teenager to score for two clubs in the Champions League with AS Monaco and PSG respectively.


Records Kylian Mbappe can break in his career 

  • Kylian Mbappe stands currently with 12 goals to his name, just at the age of 24, and can break the record for most goals in a FIFA World Cup by leapfrogging current record holder Miroslav Klose who has 16.


  • He can become the most crowned top scorer in a season if he stays on and wins the golden boot for PSG in a season. Guess Real Madrid is still lurking for his signature.


  • If he stays on for another season he might be able to break the record for most goals in a single season by former player Zlatan Ibrahimovic who scored 50.


  • He also stands second to Angel Di Maria with the most number of assists for PSG with Di Maria standing 112 to his name.


  • Kylian Mbappe can break the record for the most Champions League goals by an individual as well if he stays in the same form, although it’s a long shot. Cristiano Ronaldo currently leads him with 140 to his name.


  • He is close to breaking the record of becoming the top scorer for France since Olivier Giroud isn’t getting any younger with him being 37. Mbappe stands at 42 while Giroud is at 54 at present.

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