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Real Madrid’s Massive July 16 Reveal: A New Superstar at Santiago Bernabéu

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Real Madrid is set to unveil their latest marquee signing, Kylian Mbappé, in a highly-anticipated event. The French superstar joins from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) for a record fee, marking a significant addition to the club’s roster.

  • Real Madrid to present Kylian Mbappé on July 16 at 12pm CET.
  • Mbappé joins from PSG for a fee of €180 million.
  • The presentation will take place at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu.

Real Madrid Welcomes Mbappé

🚨⚪️ Real Madrid confirm they will present Kylian Mbappé as a new signing on Tuesday, July 16 — 12pm CET. Estadio Santiago Bernabéu. ✨🇫🇷

Real Madrid fans have a reason to celebrate as the club officially announces the presentation of Kylian Mbappé, their latest marquee signing. The event is scheduled for July 16 at the iconic Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, promising to be a spectacle for the fans. Mbappé, widely regarded as one of the best players in the world, brings his exceptional talent to one of football’s most prestigious clubs.

Mbappé’s Stellar Career

Kylian Mbappé, born on December 20, 1998, in Paris, France, has had an illustrious career. Standing at 1.78 meters, the 25-year-old centre-forward, who also plays as a left and right winger, has dual citizenship in France and Cameroon. He joined Real Madrid on July 1, 2024, with his contract set to expire on June 30, 2029. Nike is his outfitter, and his detailed profile can be found on Transfermarkt.

Career Statistics

  • Total Appearances: 373
  • Total Goals: 288
  • Total Assists: 126

Club Performance

  • Ligue 1:
    • Appearances: 246
    • Goals: 191
    • Assists: 49
  • UEFA Champions League:
    • Appearances: 73
    • Goals: 48
    • Assists: 12
  • Coupe de France:
    • Appearances: 31
    • Goals: 17
    • Assists: 6
  • Coupe de la Ligue:
    • Appearances: 13
    • Goals: 5
    • Assists: 1
  • Trophée des Champions:
    • Appearances: 4
    • Goals: 2
    • Assists: 1

National Team Performance

  • France National Team:
    • Debut: March 25, 2017
    • Appearances: 84
    • Goals: 48
  • France U19:
    • Appearances: 11
    • Goals: 7
  • France U17:
    • Appearances: 2
    • Goals: 0

Honors and Accolades

Kylian Mbappé’s trophy cabinet is a testament to his prowess on the pitch. Over the years, he has amassed an impressive array of awards and honors:

  • Golden Boy Award: 2017
  • Kopa Trophy: 2018
  • FIFA World Cup Best Young Player: 2018
  • French Player of the Year: 2018
  • Onze de Bronze: 2019
  • Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year: 2016–17, 2017-18, 2018-2019

Mbappé’s contributions were pivotal in France’s 2018 FIFA World Cup triumph, where he was honored with the Best Young Player award. His accolades reflect his consistent high-level performances and his status as a world-class athlete.

Transfer Journey

Kylian Mbappé’s transfer journey has been noteworthy:

  • AS Monaco to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG):
    • Date: August 31, 2017
    • Fee: €180 million (initial loan with obligation to buy)
  • PSG to Real Madrid:
    • Date: July 1, 2024
    • Fee: €180 million

Future Prospects

Kylian Mbappé’s move to Real Madrid is seen as a pivotal moment for both the player and the club. His addition to the squad is expected to bolster Real Madrid’s attacking options, complementing the talents of players such as Vinícius Júnior and Karim Benzema. The football world will be keenly watching to see how Mbappé’s presence influences Real Madrid’s quest for domestic and international glory.

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