UNFP Football Awards, Kylian Mbappe named Ligue 1 Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year

Gyanmandu:
Kylian Mbappe and Paris Saint-Germain were the big winners at the Union Nationale des Footballeurs Professionnels (UNFP) Football Awards Ceremony, with  Kylian Mbappe named Ligue 1 Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year.
Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe was named Ligue 1 Player of the Year on Sunday after another impactful season for the French champions. The 20-year-old was also named the Young Player of the Year and included in the Team of the Year after helping PSG retain the title. He was joined by five team-mates in the Team of the Year, including Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Angel Di Maria, Marco Verratti and Neymar. Paris Saint Germain's Kylian Mbappe did the double by winning Ligue 1 young player and player of the year.

Paris Saint Germain's Kylian Mbappe did the double by winning Ligue 1 young player and player of the year. He was first awarded the title after winning Ligue 1 with Monaco in 2017 and retained it last season. Mbappe, who was presented with his award by Didier Drogba.
Kylian Mbappe thanked his team-mates, the coach (Thomas Tuchel), who has always given him the confidence he needed this year, and the club, who have kept him on the right path after the World Cup and allowed him to achieve big things.

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was named as the best French player in a foreign league, while Ligue 1 Goal of the season when to former Chelsea striker Loic Remy. Mike Maignan of Lille OSC scooped the best goalkeeper award, with his boss Christophe Galtier named coach of the year.