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Revealed! Kylian Adesanmi Mbappe has Nigerian roots could play for Super Eagles

Mbappe is one of the most sought  after players in the summer transfer market in  Europe.

Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe has attracted some of the biggest sides in world football in the last few weeks, making the 18-year-old football’s most courted teenager.

Reports on claimed that (Mba) could be close to sealing a move to Real Madrid  after a fee of £161m was agreed to sign the teenager .

The striker took Europe by storm last season, scoring 26 goals in all competitions in his first full season at  senior club level.

Kylian’s father, Wilfred Mbappe, who has Cameroonian and Nigerian roots, was once a refuge,  who migrated to France for greener pastures. According to reports, Wilfred in a bid to get a permanent stay got married to an Algerian-French lady Fayza, an  ex-handball player.

Kylian was given a Yoruba middle name Adesanmi meaning “crown fits me” by Wilfred,   who also adopted a son, Jirès Kembo Ekoko, a professional footballer of Congolese descent, but has a biological son and younger brother of Kylian named Adeyemi Mbappe, in recognition of his Nigerian roots.

Adeyemi is a Yoruba name meaning “the crown befits you.” Indeed, Adeyemi is the reason why Kylian celebrates his goals by posing with his arms crossed and thumbs up.

He could be representing Nigeria if the NFF president appoach the Monaco star.

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