But he apparently won’t be keeping one euro of it. Instead, according to L’Equipe, he will be donating it all to Premiers de Cordee, a charity that provides sports activities to hospitalized and disabled children,
Mbappe formed an association with the charity in 2017, according to Le Parisien. Sebastian Ruffin, Premiers de Cordee’s general manager, called Mbappe “a great person” in a brief interview with the publication.
“We were made aware by the entourage of the player and his family a few days ago,” Ruffin said. “We do not want to come forward, because the bonus would be paid only in case of qualification of the Blues in the quarterfinals, but we are very touched by the approach of Kylian. This is a very personal approach made by the player: We never ask for financial help from our sponsors.”
Mbappe, who scored four goals at the World Cup and took home FIFA’s Best Young Player award, made about $1.8 million per month while playing last season for French club Paris Saint-Germain, and he’s set to make a whole lot more in the future.
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