The Youngest Player Ever To Be Nominated For The Ballon d’Or



France sensational youngster has broken yet another record subsequent to being named on the 30-man nominees for the 2017 Ballon d’Or. The PSG star is the youngest player in history to be among a selected group of players who are contending to be named the world’s best.

Mbappe is breaking a wide range of records at a relentless rate and he is the second-most worthy player at PSG after Neymar,  who arrived in the summer transfer window from Monaco on a loan to purchase deal.

The striker who has already cemented a place in France squad has ticked another accomplishment off the rundown in an effective career as he becomes the youngest ever player to be shortlisted for the Ballon d’Or award.

At just 18 years old, Mbappe is already contending with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar, Dybala, Luis Suarez…


Truth be told, there are just two players younger than 23 who made the shortlist since the emergence of the annual award by ‘France Football’.

This isn’t the only record which Mbappe has already managed to accomplish in his short professional career up until this point. With Monaco last season he scored 18 goals in 18 sequential games in all competition while becoming the youngest player in Europe’s top leagues to score no less than 14 League goals in a single season.


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