Kylian Mbappe has Nigerian and Cameroonian roots through his father.

Kylian Mbappe, the striker for Paris Saint-Germain, has established himself as one of the greatest players in the history of football because to his exceptional ability to create goals. In addition, it is clear that many football fans are unaware that the very brilliant player has Nigerian roots.

With Cameroonian and Nigerian ancestors as well as French heritage, Kylian Mbappe’s father, Wilfred, was once a refugee who sought better pastures in France before settling in France. According to accounts, he married Fayza, an Algerian-French woman who also happens to be a former handball player, in order to get a permanent residency permit.

Who is Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappé Lottin is a French footballer who plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Psg and the French national team. He was born in Paris, France, and now resides in the city. He is widely regarded as one of the finest players on the planet, and he is renowned for his dribbling, pace, and finishing ability.

French international Kylian Mbappé started his senior career with Ligue 1 club Monaco, where he made his professional debut in 2015 at the age of sixteen. He earned the Ligue 1 championship, the Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year award, and the Golden Boy trophy while playing for them. In 2017, he joined league rivals Paris Saint-Germain on an initial loan, which was then converted into a permanent move in 2018 for a fee of €180 million plus add-ons, making him the second-most expensive player in the world and the most expensive teenager in the world. [4] Mbappé has won three Ligue 1 championships and three Coupe de France crowns during his time in France, as well as being voted Ligue 1 Player of the Year twice and finishing as the league’s leading scorer for three straight seasons. He is the club’s second-highest goalscorer in the club’s history, after only Ronaldo.

Mbappé earned his international debut for France in 2017, when he was only 18 years old, and has since progressed to the senior squad. Mbappé became the youngest French player to score in a World Cup at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and he became just the second adolescent, after Pelé, to score in a World Cup Final by scoring in the tournament’s final game. The tournament’s best young player and French Player of the Year were both awarded to him for his efforts, and he ended as the tournament’s equal second-highest goalscorer as France won the tournament.