French soccer player Kylian Mbappe was cheered at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Monday, January 2.
Footage recorded by Szocs Hunor shows fans at the Brooklyn Nets basketball game chanting and cheering as Mbappe’s face is shown on the jumbotron.
Mbappe was at the game with his Paris Saint-Germain Football Club teammate Achraf Hakimi. Both were taking time out after their World Cup exploits, during which Hakimi starred in Morocco’s unprecedented advance to the semifinals, and where Mbappe won the Golden Boot after his final hat trick for runners-up France.
The Brooklyn Nets beat the San Antonio Spurs 139-103, winning their 12th successive game of the season. Credit: Szocs Hunor via Storyful