Mbappe's emotional visit to Bondy

The French football star went back to his hometown for the first time since helping France win the World Cup in Russia.

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    French football star Kylian Mbappe was back in his hometown of Bondy, a suburb of Paris, and thousands thronged there to greet him.

    Mbappe was one the stars of the World Cup this year, his success making him a hero in the place he grew up.

     

    Al Jazeera's Natasha Butler reports from the Paris suburb of Bondy.


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