At just 23 years old, Kylian Mbappe has become one of the icons of world football.
After exploding on the scene in 2017 with AS Monaco, the France international has already won a World Cup title and five domestic league titles, and has reached a UEFA Champions League final.
As Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi reach the twilight of their careers, Mbappe is leading the new generation of global superstars that look set to dominate the football landscape in the years to come.
Mbappe’s contract status and club future in the summer of 2022 was one of the biggest stories of a busy transfer window, a reflection of how big his presence and following has grown across the world game.
The Sporting News runs down everything you need to know about one of the sport’s brightest young stars.