Time Magazine: Kylian Mbappe is the Future of Soccer
On Thursday, October 11, Kylian Mbappé is on the cover of the famous American magazine “Time”. With more than 3 million copies sold worldwide, this prestigious magazine, which is internationally recognized, highlights the footballing talent of the French team’s striker in an issue dedicated to “the leaders of tomorrow”.
World champion in Russia, at only 19 years old, everything worked out for the young player from Paris St-Germain. Mbappé has become a phenomenon of French football abroad. It symbolizes a representation of “the living embodiment of the fairy tale of social ascension. »
Considered a leader for future generations, Time magazine writes:
Mbappé is much more than just an extraordinary football player. He lives a social fairy tale, from misery to wealth. His life began in the difficult suburban neighbourhoods. Time believes that it will be one of the “leaders of the next generation”.
The interview was conducted by journalist Vivienne Walt, under the supervision of Kylian’s mother Fayza. He’s been online since Thursday. As for the draw, it will be released on October 22nd.
Journey and tribute to his family
The American newspaper asked him how he managed his enormous notoriety at the age of 19 and about the atypical nature of his career.
I think I might have missed out on something. I did not have the moments of so-called normal people during adolescence, like going out with friends, enjoying good times.” says Mbappé.
With regard to his notoriety, the star of the PSG explains:
We can be the best and the world champions, as we are now,” he says. “And in four years, you are forgotten, because there is someone else who has arrived and done better than you.. He adds: “I have learned that the biggest stars and the greatest players are the most humble ones, the ones who respect people the most. »
These values, Kylian got it from his education. He says:
My mom has always told me that to become a great football player, you must be before all a great man.”
He thanks and pays tribute to his family. “We are very family, always together at home, all at the table to eat together. We never gave up on that.”
These values, his education, his talent, he owes it to his family. We can only wish Mbappé good luck in winning the gold ball.
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