For a few years, the status of Kylian Mbappé has changed a lot. The French world champion is one of the undisputed stars of football.
Kylian Mbappé has already broken many records since the beginning of his professional career. Today, an essential member of PSG and the French national team, he continues to aim for big titles. The Champions League is one of them. To allow him to win it, the capital club spared no means a few months ago to convince him to extend the adventure. But this is also the case for the brands he represents around the world. Furthermore, according to ForbesIn fact, Kylian Mbappé will be the highest paid player in the world of football this season, ahead of Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. A first in 8 years.
Mbappé is the first!
– Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappé) July 19, 2022
Forbes indicates that Kylian Mbappé will receive a total of 131 million euros for the 2022-2023 season. This corresponds to the 113 million euros of its sports activities and the 18 million euros of its non-sports collaborations (sponsors). Leo Messi is second in this ranking, with 65 million salaries and 55 million sponsors. Cristiano Ronaldo completes the podium with 102 million euros. His other teammate at PSG, Neymar Jr, is in fourth place (56 million wages + 33 million sponsors). Note the sixth place of Erling Haaland and his salary of 40 million euros. Kylian Mbappé and the Norwegian could well share the ranking for the next few years, as did Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
In addition to his monstrous income, Kylian Mbappé continues to be talked about for his performance on the pitch. And lately he hasn’t sweated with happiness at PSG, he who doesn’t necessarily appreciate having to play number 9. But that won’t change anything about his salary and bonuses, the contracts signed by the French world champion, who could lose this Saturday against Reims for a little angina, not being linked to his sports performance. The fact is that in France, where salaries, especially when they are high, are taboo, the revelations about what Kylian Mbappé earns will necessarily be talked about. But the former Monegasque did not steal anything from anyone, it is worth remembering.