Pride and hope in superstar Mbappe’s native Paris suburb


He’s the 19-year-old forward who dethroned Argentina legend Lionel Messi with two goals in a captivating World Cup last 16 match that saw France to the quarter-finals. In Kylian Mbappe’s hometown of Bondy, a populous suburb northeast of Paris, his extraordinary talent became clear as a child on the pitch – standing out amongst many who dream of success.