On August 31, 2017, French wunderkind Kylian Mbappé signed for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) for €180 million ($204 million).
According to documents obtained by Der Spiegel — the German publication that originally reported on the rape allegations being made against Cristiano Ronaldo — the soccer star made a number of outlandish demands during contract negotiations.
These included use of a private jet at the expense of the Parisian club.
While PSG denied the jet request, it did reportedly concede in other places, including paying for the player’s personal staff.
When you’re worth €180 million ($204 million), there’s little you can’t ask for.
A free private jet, however, is apparently one of those things.
According to documents obtained by Der Spiegel, the German publication that originally reported on the rape allegations made against Cristiano Ronaldo in early October, French wunderkind Kylian Mbappé made a number of prima donna demands during contract negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
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PSG would eventually sign the soccer star from AS Monaco for an eye-watering €180 million — the second most expensive transfer in the sport’s history — but left out a number of extras.
With other journalists from the European Investigations Collaboration (EIC), Der Spiegel reviewed the documents received by whistleblower platform Football Leaks, which show a series of high-value demands made by the 19-year-old, who is currently the most valuable soccer player in Europe.
Mbappé and his father Wilfrid (who acts as his agent) reportedly demanded a €5 million ($5.7 million) signing bonus and a €50 million ($57 million) salary for the duration of his five-year contract — a sky-high figure which was accepted by the …read more
Source:: Business Insider