# kylian mbappe

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Leader
Mbappe named new France captain ahead of Euro qualifier with Ireland
Lloris had been skipper for more than a decade.
# back from a bad back
'I’d love a foot race, see how quick I am' - Returning Omobamidele eager for Mbappe test
Andrew Omobamidele has recovered from a lengthy lay-off, and is hoping he gets the chance to face off against France next Monday.
This month
March 2023
# Ligue 1
Mbappe breaks goal record as PSG win ahead of Bayern showdown
Mbappe reached the record in just 247 appearances since signing from Monaco aged 18 in 2017.
Last month
February 2023
# recognition
Messi beats Mbappe to Fifa Best prize, Putellas claims women's award
The award is voted for by national team coaches and captains, journalists, and also fans
# Take a Bow
Messi snatches extraordinary win, Neymar stretchered off
Paris Saint-Germain secured a dramatic 4-3 victory over Lille today.
This year
# no mercy
Mbappe scores five for PSG in French Cup rout of amateur minnows
Pays de Cassel are a tiny club representing a handful of villages inland from the port town of Dunkirk in France’s far north.
# Upset
A return to forget for Kylian Mbappe as Rennes punish PSG
The France star was back after a post-World Cup holiday but his side still slumped to a 1-0 defeat.
Last year
# Heartbreak
Mbappe will 'never get over' World Cup disappointment as Neymar sent off in PSG return
The France star scored the winner for PSG in their Ligue 1 clash with Strasbourg.
# Analysis
Thrilling World Cup highlights the biggest difference between club and international football
The many surprise results in Qatar 2022 are in stark contrast to the consistently predictable outcomes elsewhere.
# record books
Kylian Mbappe wins World Cup Golden Boot after historic final hat-trick
The individual awards were confirmed by Fifa’s Technical Study Group (TSG).
# Stars
Do you agree with our team of the World Cup?
Antoine Griezmann and others who made the cut.
# main man
Kylian Mbappe misses France training ahead of England clash
The Paris St German star has scored five times in Qatar.
# Superstar
Mbappe breaks silence - 'I came to win this World Cup. I didn’t come to win the Golden Boot'
The France striker scored twice against Poland to take his tally for the tournament to five.
# Take a Bow
Olivier Giroud makes history as France progress to World Cup quarters
Didier Deschamps’ side were too good for Poland as the former Arsenal striker broke Thierry Henry’s record.
# Stars
Do you agree with our World Cup team of the tournament so far?
France’s Kylian Mbappe and others who have stood out.
# Scouting Report
Cooney on soccer: Keeping an eye on France, Skibbereen Eagle style
Stephen Kenny may find a shred of comfort in Mbappe’s lack of pressing.
# kylian the name of
PSG Sporting Director refutes claim Mbappe wants out in January
The striker signed a lucrative new contract with the club in January, but reports today claimed he wanted to leave as he feels ‘betrayed’.
# Big Money
Kylian Mbappe tops highest-paid footballer list at €131 million
The player signed a three-year contract extension in May to remain with dominant Ligue 1 side Paris-Saint Germain.
# Treatment Table
Knee operation plunges Pogba into World Cup race against time
The former Manchester United player joined Juventus in the close season.
# Spelling it out
Mbappe unperturbed by Pogba 'witch doctor curse' story says PSG coach Galtier
Pogba says he is the victim of a multi-million euro blackmail plot to discredit him.
# Fast Show
Mbappe matches Ligue 1 record with goal after just eight seconds
Mbappe scored a hat-trick as Paris Saint-Germain beat Lille 7-1.
# ney problem
PSG coach says there is no bad blood between Neymar and Mbappe
Mbappe refused to celebrate when Neymar converted a penalty he was assigned to take last weekend.
# Class Act
Lionel Messi turns on the style as PSG begin Ligue 1 title defence
Christophe Galtier’s first league game at the helm was achieved without Kylian Mbappe.
# Unhappy
Kylian Mbappe accuses French federation boss of ignoring racist abuse
The Paris Saint-Germain star’s decisive spot-kick against Switzerland was saved in a last-16 shootout, resulting in the world champions exiting Euro 2020.
# Complaints
La Liga ramps up attack on PSG with Mbappe contract challenge
The Spanish league’s lawyer Juan Branco said they were prepared to go to the European Commission.
# Claim
Kylian Mbappe 'confused' by 'political and economic pressure'
Florentino Perez also kept the door open for the France star joining Real Madrid in future.
# Out of Order
La Liga president accused of 'disrespectfully smearing' Mbappe over PSG deal
The head of the Spanish league said it was ‘scandalous’ that Mbappe had remained with the French club.
# unsustainable
Barcelona president attacks Mbappe's new PSG deal
Laporta said it has “distorted the market” and goes against “the principles of the European Union”.
# promise
Mbappe vows not to interfere with management of PSG after snubbing Real Madrid offer
It was speculated that Mbappe was convinced to stay by giving him some say in which players to sign for next season.
# Fallout
Mbappe snub leaves Real Madrid reeling as reality of new world order sets in
The La Liga giants thought they had a signing to define an era and the heir to Cristiano Ronaldo.
# kylian them softly
'Very happy' Mbappe celebrates decision to stay at PSG with hat-trick in 5-0 win
The year’s biggest transfer saga has had a major last-minute twist.
# mother's say
Mbappe's mother denies he has agreed deal to stay at PSG
Uncertainty reigns over the French World Cup-winning forward’s future.
# Claim
Pochettino '100%' sure he and Mbappe will be at PSG next season
‘In football, you can expect a lot of things but that’s what I feel today,’ the manager added.
# almost there
PSG win but Ligue 1 title celebrations put on hold
Mauricio Pochettino’s side brushed aside Angers despite being without the injured Lionel Messi and the suspended Neymar.
# Nearly there
Mbappe scores match-winning penalty as PSG close in on Ligue 1 title
A 2-1 win over rivals Marseille means PSG could win the league this week.
# PSG Champions League Collapse
Benzema hat-trick sees Real Madrid knock PSG out of Champions League
A second-half Karim Benzema hat-trick thrilled the Bernabéu.
# dynamic duo
Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe star as PSG turn on style
Mauricio Pochettino’s team came from behind to beat Saint-Etienne 3-1.
# Starter Course
Mbappe grabs injury-time winner as PSG warm-up for Champions League clash with Real Madrid
PSG defeated Rennes 1-0 in Ligue 1.
# pushing on
Messi and Mbappe on target as PSG extend Ligue 1 lead after 5-1 win
Mauricio Pochettino’s men are now 13 points clear at the summit of the table.
# long awaited
6 months on from signing, Sergio Ramos finally makes home debut in PSG win
Mauricio Pochettino’s men, who missed out on the title last season to Lille, had drawn four of their five previous league games.