Kylian Mbappe garnered global recognition for his performances in this year's World Cup, but the proceeds he earned are not going to him.
The 19-year-old, who scored four goals this year as France claimed its second World Cup, decided to donate his earnings from the tournament, amounting to nearly £400,000, to a charity that gives free sports instruction to hospitalized and disabled children in sports, Premiers de Cordee.
"Kylian, he's a great person," Sebastien Ruffin, general manager of Premiers de Cordee, told Le Parisien. "When his schedule allows it, he intervenes for us with pleasure. He has a very good [relationship] with children, he always finds the right [words] to encourage them. I sometimes even feel that [he] takes more pleasure to play with the kids than the kids themselves."