Kylian Mbappe is regarded as arguably the best football player in the world at the moment. With his impressive speed, dribbling skills, and deadly finishing, Mbappe has already established himself as a force to be reckoned with on the pitch. However, like many other footballers, injuries have also played a role in shaping his career. Let’s take a deep dive into Kylian Mbappe’s injury history.
Mbappe Injury History at PSG, France, and Monaco
Throughout the career of Kylian Mbappe Lottin, he has played for just 3 teams, Monaco, PSG, and his nation France. He has consistently been a crucial player for every team he has played for, whether it be for his clubs or country. In this article, we will cover the injury record of Mbappe for different teams.
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Injury Records at Paris Saint Germain
Even with the presence of top players like Messi and Neymar, the PSG striker has been the best player of the club for the last 3 years. Though we rarely see him missing games due to injuries, he has had a lot of injuries throughout his career, in double digits. Mbappe has scored 202 goals in 250 games till now for PSG and it’s about to get even more.
Maybe Kylian’s outstanding stats is the reason his injury record has been slightly ignorable. Unlike Hazard’s recent injury records at Real Madrid, PSG fans can easily ignore the injury stats of the French striker.
Till now, Kylian has been injured 16 times in his 6 years at PSG missing just 146 days. And in the 2022/23 season, he was just injured 2 times and missed just 4 games in 12 days.
The last time, Mbappe was injured was on February 2, 2023, when he missed just 3 games in 10 days. And the first injury of the 2017 Golden Boy with PSG was in August of 2017 but did not miss any games. Most of his injuries are Calf injuries and Ankle Injuries.
|S.N||Season||Injury Type||From – To||Games Missed|
|1||2017/18||Knee Problems||Aug 7 – Aug 10, 2017||–|
|2||2017/18||Head Injury||Jan 22 – Jan 29, 2018||2|
|3||2017/18||Ankle Problems||Mar 1 – Mar 5, 2018||1|
|4||2019/20||Shoulder Injury||Nov 21 – Nov 27, 2018||1|
|5||2019/20||Hamstring Injury||Aug 26 – Sep 25, 2019||5|
|6||2019/20||Thigh Problems||Oct 2 – Oct 17, 2019||1|
|7||2019/20||Adductor Problems||Nov 7 – Nov 11, 2019||1|
|8||2019/20||Ankle Injury||Jul 25 – Aug 10, 2020||1|
|9||2020/21||Corona Virus||Sep 7 – Sep 18, 2020||3|
|10||2020/21||Thigh Problems||Nov 1 – Nov 15, 2020||2|
|11||2020/21||Calf Injury||Apr 29 – May 3, 2021||1|
|12||2020/21||Calf Injury||May 5 – May 11, 2021||1|
|13||2021/22||Calf Injury||Sep 2 – Sep 10, 2021||–|
|14||2021/22||Infection||Oct 26 – Nov 2, 2021||1|
|15||2022/23||Adductor problems||Aug 5 – Aug 7, 2022||1|
|16||2022/23||Hamstring Injury||Feb 2 – Feb 12, 2023||3|
Injury Records at Monaco
The injury stats of the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner, Kylian is much less at his former club, Monaco. He has been injured just 2 times in his 2 years at Monaco. But compared with his time at PSG, he has missed
Mbappe’s first recorded injury at Monaco or his senior career was in January 2016. He had a testicular disruption from Jan 25 to Feb 15 of 2016 and missed 5 games in 21 days. A ruptured testicle is considered as a health emergency that happens when the membrane holding the testicle breaks.
Similarly, after 6 months, he suffered from a head injury which cost him 7 games between August 11 and September 15 of 2016.
|SN||Season||Injury||From -To||Games Missed|
|1||2016/17||Testicular Disruption||Jan 25 – Feb 15, 2016||2|
|2||2016/17||Head Injury||Aug 11 – Sep 11, 2-16||1|
So, the former Monaco striker, Kylian Mbappe has been injured just 2 times and missed 12 games for Monaco.
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Mbappe vs Haaland Injury
PSG’s Number 7, Kylian Mbappe, and Man City’s Erling Haaland are two of the best-rising footballers. Both are in their 20’s and both look promising stars. But, both the players have been severely affected by injuries.
Comparatively, Haaland has a worst injury record than Mbappe. Though their injury counts are similar as Mbappe has been injured 19 times while Haaland has been injured just 16 times.
But don’t let this stat deceive you from the fact that Haaland is more injury-prone. Firstly, Mbappe has already played 9 seasons while Haaland has just played 6 seasons at the top level. And Mbappe missed most of the games during his time at Monaco. But, the Man City striker has been more injured in recent times.
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