“Sometimes, even if you really live something, it feels like a dream”: Kylian Mbappe unveils an unforgettable drive with Zinedine Zidane after being invited to a training session in Real Madrid just before turning 14
- Kylian Mbappe was invited to a training session just before he turned 14 years old
- Zidane drove the young French prospect to the locations of Real Madrid for the session
- Mbappe, now a winner of the World Cup in France, has revealed everything about the session
Kylian Mbappe started his unforgettable drive with Zinedine Zidane when he was invited to a training session in Real Madrid, just before his 14th birthday.
The miraculous talent had attracted a great deal of interest as a young man and spent most of his time at AS Bondy before moving to Ligue 1 outfit Monaco in 2015.
Mbappe, now a French World Cup winner who shines in Ligue 1 for Paris Saint-Germain, had a trial at Chelsea at 11 am and was then invited to a training with Spanish giants Madrid at the age of 13.
Kylian Mbappe revealed everything about his first meeting with Zinedine Zidane when he was 13
And he has since opened his incredible experience in Madrid and recalls his experience of meeting Zidane – then sports director – for the first time.
Mbappe told The players stand: ‘Then, just before my 14th birthday, I received an incredible surprise. My father got a call from someone at Real Madrid and invited me to come to Spain for a training during the vacation break. It was a shock because they actually said to my father, “Zidane would like to see your son.”
‘At the time, Zizou was the sports director. Of course I was in the clouds. I was desperate to go. “
The 21-year-old then revealed how Zidane threw a surprise at the Mbappe family by meeting him in the training center before he drove him to the ground.
Zinedine Zidane is watching Mbappe during the confrontation between Real Madrid and PSG in November
“I will never forget the moment we arrived at the training center from the airport. Zidane met us in the parking lot near his car, and of course it was a very nice car. We said goodbye and then he offered to drive me to the field for training. He pointed to the front seat, such as: “Go on, get in.”
“But I just froze and I asked,” Do I have to take off my shoes? ” Hahaha! I don’t know why I said that. But it was Zizou’s car!
“He thought that was very funny. He said, “Of course not, come on, get in.” He drove me to the training field and I thought to myself: I’m in Zizou’s car. I’m Kylian from Bondy. This is not real. I still have to sleep on the plane.
“Sometimes, even if you really live something, it feels like a dream.”