Kylian Mbappe launches children’s charity with R7.5 million donation

Kylian Mbappe launches children’s charity with R7.5 million donation

- Kylian Mbappe has unveiled his charity foundation which he said will help over 300 children fulfil their dreams

- The World Cup-winning Frenchman joined the list of generous stars who support the less fortunate

- At just 21, the PSG star also donated his World Cup fee and bonuses to the new charity

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Kylian Mbappe has often been described as the poster-boy for football's next generation but outside the pitch, the Frenchman is making his own grandstanding legacy in the dimension of a humanitarian effort.

The sensational wonder-kid has been phenomenal for Paris-Saint-Germain this season, scoring a whopping 14 goals and four assists in just 1 244 minutes played.

Mbappe has now been reported to have unveiled a charity for kids named KM.

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According to UK Sun, Mbappe unveiled his charity foundation on 21 January. He said he would use the new foundation to help 98 children reach their dreams.

“We will support them until their working lives begin,.
“It is important for everyone to mingle with people they might not otherwise meet. I’m just trying to give a hand to children and make them smile,'' the Frenchman said.

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Mbappe, who helped France win the 2018 World Cup title in Russia, has earlier admitted that he gives money to charity because he sees the need to help people.

''A lot of people are suffering, a lot of people have diseases. For people like us, giving a helping hand to people is not a big thing,'' the 21-year-old said.

This is not the first time Mbappe would commit his heavy earnings to charity as he donated all his World Cup winnings to a children's charity as well.

The PSG star also followed the path of his mentor Cristiano Ronaldo when he donated to help fund a private search for Emiliano Sala, whose plane crashed in the sea.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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