Kylian Mbappe has become the first winner of the Ballon d'Or Under-21 award at a gala ceremony in Paris on Monday.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward, who won the globe Cup, scoring four goals in the tournament, upraised the new Kopa trophy created by France soccer.
Congratulations Kylian Mbappé (@KMbappe), the first ever winner of the Kopa Trophy! #kopatrophy#ballondorpic.twitter.com/fI1TCkaEBQ
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Mbappe has secured this year his position as the prime up and coming kid, especially along with his show at the globe Cup including a goal in the final.
He is the sole player in the Under-21 list that was also in the running for the Ballon d'Or and he came ahead of Aouar (Lyon), Rodrygo (Santos), Cutrone (Milan), Donnarumma (Milan), Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ritsu Doan (Groningen), Amadou Haidara (Salzburg), Kluivert (Roma) and Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund).