Mbappe 'the first African World Cup Golden Boot winner' - Cameroon and Nigeria fans claim France star
After his exploits for France in the final of the World Cup where they lost 4-2 on penalties against Argentina, fans in Cameroon and Nigeria are claiming forward Kylian Mbappe as their own.
The 23-year-old Mbappe, who features for Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint-Germain, grabbed a hat-trick as Les Bleus took the game to penalties where they lost the battle to surrender the trophy.
Born to Wilfred Mbappe, who is a Cameroonian with Nigerian family roots, Mbappe, who beat Lionel Messi to the Golden Boot, had the chance to play for the Indomitable Lions at international level but he picked France.
Below GOAL compiles comments of Nigerian and Cameroon fans claiming the forward.