In the same interview from 2011 that he said he was learning English, Neymar stated that he already understood Spanish. Kylian Mbappe also confirmed this in the 2018 interview with ESPN when he said that he and Neymar initially communicated in Spanish before Mbappe had learned enough English.
Which language is spoken by Mbappé?
Kylian Mbappé / Languages
French is a Romance language of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. French evolved from Gallo-Romance, the Latin spoken in Gaul, and more specifically in Northern Gaul.
Can Mbappé speak Spanish?
Kylian Mbappé, one of Real Madrid’s targets, can get hold his own in Spanish. His PSG teammate, Pablo Sarabia, admitted that, on occasions, sometimes he answeres him in this language without any difficulty.
What language do PSG players speak to each other?
The majority of PSG players understand the French language, but some are reticent to use it. For instance, Neymar, Ángel Di María and Keylor Navas never speak French, although they do understand it.