Kylian Mbappé was awarded as the best player in Ligue 1 by the rest of the players in the tournament, for the fourth consecutive season, this Sunday at the UNFP Trophies ceremony in Paris.
Mbappé has already won this award in 2019, 2021 and 2022. In 2020 the prizes were not awarded due to the covid-19 pandemic.
The Paris Saint-Germain player thus surpasses the Swedish Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has been crowned three times in this award, which has been awarded by the French footballers union (UNFP) since 1994.
mbappe received the trophy from the coach Didier Deschamps and wanted to dedicate it to Sergio RicoSpanish goalkeeper for his club and who suffered a serious horse accident on Sunday.
“There are much more important things than football. The whole club is with him. I wanted to make sense of my priorities by talking about him first”said the striker.
mbappe He also remembered his Argentine partner Lionel Messiabsent at the ceremony.
“It has helped me too”he pointed. “It’s a privilege to play with players like that”he pointed.
About your future, mbappe He came out of the rumors about a possible exit. “I will continue here next season”he asserted.
Mbappe, World runner-up with France this season, he was competing for the prize with two players from Lens (Seko Fofana and Loïs Openda) and one from Lille (Jonathan David).
Paris Saint-Germain was proclaimed champion of Ligue 1 on Saturday for the eleventh time in its history. In this last league season and with one day left, Mbappé leads the table of top scorers with 28 goals.
In the category of best coach, the award went to Franck Haise, the coach who has guided Lens to a surprising runner-up and with it to the next Champions League.
He is the third Lens manager to be crowned, after the legendary Daniel Leclerc, who led the club to its only French champion title in 1998, and Joël Müller, who in 2002 made the team runner-up behind Lyon.
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