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Mbappe ‘honoured’ to visit country of origin Cameroon



France and Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe paid a visit to Cameroon and had good things to say about the African country.

Mbappe, who won the World Cup with France in 2018, was born in Paris by a Cameroonian father.

The 24-year-old said he was “honoured” to be visiting Cameroon, his country “of origin”.

He met the country’s Prime Minister Joseph Ngute on Friday, along with other officials in what was his first trip to Cameroon since he was a teenager.

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The sporting star has also been meeting other Cameroonian sports figures, such as MMA star Francis Ngannou, with whom he was pictured smiling.

He also played basketball with former Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah at Noah’s court, where he was pictured with a crowd of onlookers watching the game.

He later played football against the Cameroonian team Vent d’Etoudi FC, Reuters reports.

Mbappé, according to the BBC, is carrying out humanitarian work on his trip on behalf of his foundation, which seeks to help young people achieve their goals.

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