At 19, Kylian Mbappé was unquestionably the best player in the Under-21 world when France Football awarded him the Kopa Trophy. This new creation prize, inaugurated this year as well as the women's Golden Ball, found that the PSG player is, without any discussion, the one who has the most future among the young world players. Nobody approached him in the voting, neither the Brazilian Rodrygo, signed by Madrid but given in Santos, which at least has the honor of having been among the ten finalists: was fourth.
On the same night that Mbappé first stepped into the top ten of the Golden Ball rankings, he was in charge of inaugurating a track record that in the coming years will be filled with precocious talents like him. The Kopa Trophy, named in honor of the French ex-football player, winner of the Golden Ball in 1958, was chosen by the votes of the previous Golden Balls that remain alive. Everyone agreed that Mbappé deserved the distinction.
The 2018 of Mbappé has been a true success. With the PSG he won the League, the Cup and the League Cup, while with the French team he was a decisive player in the Welsh World Cup 20 years after the last title and he was already named the best young soccer player in the world. tournament. A huge player, considered one of the greats of the next few years, the first Kopa Trophy in history. Good opening act.