WATCH: “GOAT and future GOAT!” – Kylian Mbappe linking up with Ronaldo Nazario ‘R9’ at NBA Paris sparks mixed reactions on social media

Kylian Mbappe and Ronaldo Nazario meet at NBA Paris.


WATCH: “GOAT and future GOAT!” – Kylian Mbappe linking up with Ronaldo Nazario ‘R9’ at NBA Paris sparks mixed reactions on social media

Kylian Mbappe and Ronaldo Nazario. (Source: Screenshot from NBA)

Some of the biggest football icons were present during an NBA game played in Paris between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers. From Brazilian legend Ronaldo Nazario to future legend Kylian Mbappe, the attendance was filled with an aura of football royalty.

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Inter Miami owner and former PSG player David Beckham was also present enjoying the ball game. The trio were captured in jovial exchanges. David Beckham also met his old teammate Ronaldo after the game at the Accor Arena.

Kylian Mbappe’s basketball frenzy is no new news to the public. He has often enjoyed the game with his friends, shooting at the baskets in his free time. Mbappe is also regularly captured at NBA events, representing the new generation’s shared love for the sport. Mbppe had fired up the New Year in top-form, scoring a hat-trick in PSG’s 9-0 victory over Revel in the French Cup.

Mbappe and Ronaldo were also seen talking and appreciating each other’s presence. Ronaldo is an iconic striker of his time who has influenced the game’s modern striker base. The duo hugged and showcased their healthy relationship, expressing how Mbappe appreciates the legends of the game. Fans were quick on social media to guess if Ronaldo was trying to influence a potential transfer to Real Madrid.

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Twitter reacts to Ronaldo Nazario and Kylian Mbappe meeting during NBA game

Fans were quick to take to Twitter to acknowledge the linking up of Ronaldo and Mbappe as the duo seemed to exchange pleasantries and appeared in good spirits, enjoying the NBA game. Experiencing a fun time outside the realm of football fans, they, as basketball enthusiasts, were surprised to see such massive football talent at a basketball event.

David Beckham, Ronaldo Nazario and Kylian Mbappe
David Beckham, Ronaldo Nazario and Kylian Mbappe. (Source: NBA and Goal.com)

Here are some of the reactions:

Meanwhile, Brazilian legend Ronaldo was recently making the news for his meeting with YouTuber and Cristiano Ronaldo fan IShowSpeed, where fans appreciated his hospitality. Rumors around his future still making headlines, Kylian Mbappe will return to PSG as he is set to become a free agent the following summer.

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