- Mbappé had a World Cup to remember
- Soon after winning, he revealed that he will donate his earnings to charity
- It comes to a total of around $500,000 (R6.6million)
French soccer star Kylian Mbappé will donate his entire World Cup winnings to charity, according to a report by French newspaper L'Equipe.
Briefly.co.za understands that the 19-year-old wonderkid earned around $500,000 (R6.6million) from his seven games, including a huge bonus for winning the World Cup.
However, he has chosen to hand it all over to Premiers de Cordée, a nonprofit organisation that caters for sports kids with disabilities.
Sebastien Ruffin, the organisation's manager, confirmed the donation and praised Mbappé:
He's a great person. When his schedule allows it, he intervenes for us with pleasure.
Mbappé dazzled at the tournament, scoring four goals and becoming only the second teenager to score in a final after the legendary Brazilian player Pelé.
His talent, pace, and composure in front of goal won him legions of fans, but his generous gesture has won him even more.
Mbappé also won the "Best Young Player of the World Cup" award. This further confirmed him as potentially a legend in the making.
Pelé duly paid tribute to him, tweeting, "If Kylian keeps equalling my records like this I may have to dust my boots off again."
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