Thousands welcome Mbappe to Cameroon as Liverpool make massive €200m bid

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FOOTBALL Thousands welcome Mbappe to Cameroon as Liverpool make massive €200m bid

Festus Chuma 21:00 - 06.07.2023

The football star's philanthropic acts and record-breaking transfer speculation dominate headlines.

Paris Saint-Germain forward and France captain, Kylian Mbappe, has made his much-anticipated arrival in Cameroon for a three-day visit filled with meaningful engagements and philanthropic acts.

The reigning Ligue 1 Player of the Year, accompanied by his Cameroonian-born father Wilfried, landed at the bustling Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport to a tumultuous reception from thousands of enthusiastic fans.

Amidst the sea of supporters, Mbappé was seen beaming with joy and waving at the devoted crowd that had gathered at the airport to welcome him.

The 24-year-old's maiden visit to the African nation holds special significance as he seeks to connect with his Cameroonian roots and engage in acts of benevolence to uplift the local community.

Shortly after his arrival, the football superstar wasted no time in immersing himself in philanthropic endeavors, starting with a visit to the Seppdar School in Yaoundé.

The school, which caters to children with hearing and speaking disabilities, underwent a complete renovation courtesy of Mbappé.

The generous renovation ensures that the school is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, creating a conducive environment for the student's education and overall well-being.

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As news of Mbappé's visit to Cameroon spread, reports broke of an astounding offer from Liverpool, who have allegedly tabled a monumental €200 million (£170 million) bid to secure the services of the gifted PSG forward.

The potential transfer saga has ignited a wave of excitement and speculation among football enthusiasts worldwide, as they eagerly await the outcome of negotiations between the two clubs.

While the future of his professional career hangs in the balance, Mbappé remains focused on his current mission in Cameroon.

In addition to the school renovation, the talented athlete has a series of scheduled engagements that include audiences with influential figures and further philanthropic acts aimed at uplifting the local communities.