PSG club forward French-based player Kylian Mbappe celebrates after receiving the regards of the best player of League 1.

On Monday, Kylian Mbappe clinched the title of France’s player of the year at a prestigious awards event in Paris, marking the culmination of his impressive seven-year journey with Paris Saint-Germain.

This achievement  bestowed upon him by the UNFP (French players’ union) Trophies gala signifies his fifth consecutive win as the top player in Ligue 1. Throughout the season, the 25-year-old dynamo showcased his remarkable prowess by netting an astonishing 44 goals across various competitions for PSG.

Recently, the French national team captain officially announced his departure from PSG as his contract came to an end. Speculations are rife that his next destination will be Real Madrid, setting the stage for an exciting new chapter in his illustrious career.

“Ligue 1 will always have an important place in my life. It is the only league I have known in my career up to now. I have always tried to be an honourable representative of this league,” he added.

“I will miss it for sure. It is a part of my life that is coming to an end. What is coming next is very exciting but that is something else.”

Also his teammates were not left behind  as Ousmane Dembele had also been in contention along with Pierre Lees-Melou of Brest, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Marseille and Edon Zhegrova of Lille.

His score in the Sunday game totalled him to 27 goals of the season for League 1. Besides this Eric Roy of Brest was named coach of the year after leading the modest Brittany club to European qualification for the first time in their history  with one game left they are guaranteed to finish at least fifth, meaning a Europa League place at worst.

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