The boy who tried out at Madrid, at Caen and ended up at Monaco

Kylian Mbappé was about to play in the Caen. Everything was done, his parents agreed, but the club was relegated to the Second Division and they could not afford the signing due to financial problems after three years of monitoring the forward and his family to leave everything settled. By then, Kylian had already gone to Valdebebas to see the Ciudad Deportiva a year before, in 2012, to play a match and take a photo with his idol Cristiano. Zidane was waiting for him at the Barajas airport and Young Kylian got into his vehicle in a bit of a hurry because his shoes were a little muddy. The boy, barely 12 years old, played on his team Parisian suburb of Bondy.

In the end, the family, their parents Wilfried and Fayza, They opted for Monaco, where the striker already had a professional career. They showed their gratitude to Madrid and Zidane and decided to talk later because the boy adored Real Madrid and had lined his room with photos of Cristiano and Madrid.

At 14 years old, in 2013, Kylian began his career at Monaco. His progression is very rapid and in 2015 he made his debut with the first team, becoming the youngest player in the club’s history to do so ahead of Henry. In just two years he is already fighting for a place on the team. That same year he became the youngest French player to score a goal in the Champions League, surpassing Benzema.

And that same season he managed to help Monaco win Ligue 1 seventeen years later. The rest of the story is well known. Year 2017: Madrid and PSG compete for the forward, who ends up signing for the French club. The white club had reached an agreement with Monaco, but it was broken because Al Khelaifi tied up the player and he ended up on loan for a year with a purchase option of 180 million.

This is how he tells of his signing for PSG in a comic


Davide Piano

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