April 13, 2024

Mbappé’s mother’s ultimatum

After his pre-training at INF Clairefontaine (he played with AS Bondy at weekends), Kylian Mbappé could have joined the RC Lens or SM Caen training centers rather than AS Monaco. But the then 12-year-old also took a test at Chelsea, and could well have been trained in England! The London club’s Academy was convinced by the little striker from the 9-3 and asked the prodigy’s par…

After his pre-training at INF Clairefontaine (he played with AS Bondy at weekends), Kylian Mbappé could have joined the RC Lens or SM Caen training centers rather than AS Monaco. But the then 12-year-old also took a test at Chelsea, and could well have been trained in England! The London club’s Academy was convinced by the little striker from the 9-3 and asked the prodigy’s parents to come back a second time.

It was indeed Fayza Lamari who clashed with the Blues’ directors, as reported in an article by The Athletic aboutraduces something else for his interlocutor.

All in all, this episode on the other side of the Channel clearly demonstrates Fayza Lamari’s key role in Kylian Mbappé’s career from an early age. Golazo, the Sports.fr and Football.fr podcast, tells you all about the influence of this education science graduate on the career of her son, a young prodigy who went on to become a French soccer phenomenon and international star.