Kylian Mbappe Gets Big Reception From Barclays Center Crowd

French soccer superstar Kylian Mbappe was cheered by Brooklyn Nets fans as he appeared on the big screen at the Barclays Center during a game on Monday, January 2.

Mbappe was at the game with his PSG 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.

Video by Chris Milholen shows the crowd cheering as Mbappe gives a wave on the big screen.

The Brooklyn Nets beat the San Antonio Spurs 139-103, winning their 12th successive game of the season. Credit: Chris Milholen via Storyful

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