Kylian Mbappe: PSG Player Delights As He Unveils His Wax Statue, Takes Photo With It: "It's 100% Me"

Kylian Mbappe: PSG Player Delights As He Unveils His Wax Statue, Takes Photo With It: "It's 100% Me"

  • A video of French player Kylian Mbappe unveiling his lifelike wax statue has popped up on social media
  • In the trending video, the Paris Saint-Germain FC player was taken aback after seeing the carved figure, which is a replica of himself
  • Netizens who saw the post were taken aback as they took to the comments section to express their amusement

French player Kylian Mbappe was delighted on Thursday, May 16, 2024, as he unveiled his effigy, a replica of himself.

The Paris Saint-Germain FC player was mesmerised by the striking resemblance of the carved image displayed outdoors at a Madame Tussauds pop-up event in Paris.

Kylian Mbappe delights as he unveils his wax statue
PSG player Kylian Mbappe touches statue to see if it's not human. Image source: @galafr
Source: TikTok

In a video making rounds on social media, the renowned footballer was initially dumbfounded when he saw the statue, but when he finally found his voice to speak, he categorically stated:

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"It's hundred percent me."

The figure was clad in France's home kit for this summer's European Championships. The young payer, delighted to see the figure, wrapped his arms around its neck and took a photo with it.

The video, which was shared by @galafr, has since gone viral. As of the time of filing this report, it had reached over 200,000 people, with over 195,800 likes and 2,019 comments.

Watch the video below:

Netizens react

Netizens who thronged the comment section were delighted to see the statue, which looked exactly like the PSG player. They took to the comment section to share their views.

@Benny wrote:

"Looks more mbappe than mbappe."

@PSGzum wrote:

"Why does it look more Mbappe than Mbappe?"

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@Michael wrote:

"Mbappe was like is this really k. Mbappe."

@King Eben Kingster wrote:

"I saw Mpabe standing next to Mbape and I was shocked."

Kylian Mbappe under heavy 'attack' over his treatment towards Lionel Messi on his debut

In an earlier publication, YEN.com.gh reported that Kylian Mbappe was dragged by fans despite scoring twice for PSG during their trip to Reims over the weekend.

The 22-year-old was said to have been given an excellent opportunity to pass to Messi and increase their goal tally in the game. But he chose to play the shot, which was cleared by one of the home team's defenders as the game ended 2-0 in favour of the visitors.

Proofread by Edwina N.K Quarcoo, journalist and copy editor at YEN.com.gh.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Jessie Ola-Morris Jessie Ola-Morris is a Human Interest editor at YEN.com.gh. She has over three years of experience in journalism. She graduated from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2022 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Her journalism career started with myjoyonline.com, a subsidiary of The Multimedia Group Limited, where she worked as a writer. Also, Jessie previously served as a reporter with The Independent Ghana as a multimedia journalist. Email: jessie.ola-morris@yem.com.gh

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