19-Year-Old French Phenom Kylian Mbappé Will Donate Entire World Cup Winnings to Children's Charity

Kylian Mbappé of France celebrates with the World Cup Trophy following his sides victory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.
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French soccer star Kylian Mbappé showed up and showed out on the world’s largest soccer stage and knows that money is about to rain down on his life like Oprah giving away shit.

Mbappé, 19, who scored four goals during the World Cup on his way to becoming one of the youngest stars on a global soccer stage, is now coming out as one of the nicest people to ever kick a soccer ball around the pitch.


Mbappé, who earns around $23,000 per game, announced that he will be donating his World Cup winnings to a “charity that gives free sports instruction to hospitalized and disabled children in sports, Premiers de Cordee,” USA Today reports.

After talking with his folks, Mbappé decided to put his winnings to work by donating his entire winnings to the youth organization that he has supported since 2017, according to the French news outlet, L’Equipe.

“Kylian, he’s a great person,” Sebastien Ruffin, general manager of Premiers de Cordee, told Le Parisien. “When his schedule allows it, he [practices with] us with pleasure. He has a very good [relationship] with children, he always finds the right [words] to encourage them. I sometimes even feel that [he] takes more pleasure to play with the kids than the kids themselves.”

Mbappé reportedly received a bonus of some $350,000 after France won the tournament and donated his entire winnings of some $500,000 to the organization.

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