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80,000 Witnesses for Mbappe’s Grand Arrival at Real Madrid


Kylian Mbappe is currently participating in the European Championship, but Real Madrid is already gearing up for his grand unveiling in 12 days. According to plans, Mbappe will officially debut at Santiago Bernabeu on July 16th, with an expected crowd of 80,000 fans in attendance!

A Long-Awaited Signing

After years of speculation and drama, Real Madrid has finally secured the signature of Mbappe, hailed as one of the best forwards in the world. Remarkably, Mbappe is joining on a free transfer, meaning Real Madrid President Florentino Perez did not have to pay a transfer fee.

Grand Preparations Underway

Real Madrid has been busy preparing for Mbappe’s arrival. President Perez is treating this event with utmost importance, similar to how he welcomed Cristiano Ronaldo 15 years ago. The entire club is involved in organizing a spectacular ceremony to make Bernabeu the center of global attention.

Event Details

The European Championship final is set for July 15th. Regardless of whether France makes it to the final, Mbappe’s presentation will take place on July 16th. This date is fixed and falls on a Tuesday.

Spanish media outlet AS has revealed some details about the ceremony:

1. Florentino Perez as Host

Florentino Perez will personally host the event, emphasizing its significance.

2. Massive Crowd

Around 80,000 fans are expected to fill the stadium to witness the historic moment.

3. Wearing Number 9

Mbappe will don the number 9 jersey and celebrate with the fans.

4. Grand Entrance

Mbappe will walk a long pathway onto the field, similar to Taylor Swift’s concert entrances, with music and fireworks accompanying his arrival.

5. Accompanied by Honorary President

Real Madrid’s honorary president, Paco Gento, will be by Mbappe’s side during the event.

A Historic Comparison

In 2009, 85,000 fans gathered at Bernabeu to witness Ronaldo’s arrival. Following his transfer, Ronaldo and Real Madrid embarked on a successful era.

Fifteen years later, Mbappe will follow in the footsteps of his idol, stepping onto the same path to begin his career at Real Madrid. The future holds opportunities, challenges, achievements, applause, and criticism. Is Mbappe ready for all of this?