French World Cup Champions Are Celebrating Their Win By Donating To Charity, Honoring Their Parents And Dabbing
And the rest of the team is basking in the glory.
July 16, 2018 at 9:11 pm
One member of France’s soccer team is using his win to help others.
Kylian Mbappe will donate his World Cup earnings to charity, according to Sports Illustrated. The money will go to the Preiers de Cordees Association, an organization dedicated to introducing sports to disabled children.
Mbappe earned about $19,915 per game and could receive about $310,2017 in bonuses. In all, the 19-year-old footballer would be donating approximately $449,606.
According to Sebastian Ruffin, general manager of the organization, Mbappe has an ongoing relationship with the children.
“Kylian, he is a great person,” Ruffin told Le Parisien. “When his schedule allows it, he intervenes for us with pleasure. He has a very good relationship with the children — he always finds the right [words] to encourage them.”
According to L'Equipe, some of Mbappe's teammates plan to follow his lead and donate a portion of their earnings.
In other wholesome World Cup news, Paul Pogba found a special way to pay his respects to his late father as he celebrated his victory.
As he gripped the iconic World Cup trophy, Pogba clutched his shinguard that had been customized to include a picture of his father.
Pogba also hit the dab:
As a whole, the team is living their best lives following the victory:
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