N'Golo Kante: Day Midfielder Surprised Chelsea Fan by Turning up To Wedding

N'Golo Kante: Day Midfielder Surprised Chelsea Fan by Turning up To Wedding

  • Despite N'Golo Kante's ranking as a high-profile Premier League star, the Chelsea midfielder has often shown glimpses of humility
  • From turning up for training in a Mini Cooper to having random selfies with fans, Kante has over the years developed a reputation as a nice guy
  • Back in 2019, the Chelsea star surprised many after he showed up at a wedding party he had initially declined to attend
  • Kante turned down the initiation as he was engaged with Chelsea and France duties, only to turn up for the party, having picked an injury days earlier

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has built a reputation as one of the most humble footballers in the world.

And this came to the fore back in September 2019 after he surprised a Chelsea fan by turning up at his daughter's wedding.

N'Golo Kante, Chelsea, Stamford Bridge, Frank Khalid, Premier League, France national team.
Ngolo Kante acknowledges the fans after the Carabao Cup Semi-Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Photo by Catherine Ivill.
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According to The Evening Standard, the French World Cup-winning star had initially declined the fan's invite to grace the occasion.

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It is understood that Frank Khalid, an ardent Blues supporter, had requested Kante to attend the wedding of Henna Khalid and Raheel Malik.

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However, the former Leicester City star turned down the invitation due to commitments with Chelsea and the French national team.

N'Golo Kante turns up at Chelsea fan's wedding

But as fate would have it, Kante eventually made time for the wedding after he pulled out of the France national team squad.

According to the Daily Mail, the midfielder had picked an injury against Sheffield United days earlier, leaving him with no choice but to forgo the French duty.

Khalid later took to social media to express his delight at seeing Kante show up at his daughter's wedding.

"Was really great to see @nglkante mingling with my guests at my daughter's wedding. He must have been asked for a million selfies, and he happily obliged every person that was at the wedding," he posted.

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"Here’s an example of Ngolo Kante's kindness to everyone yesterday. Made everyone happy & made my daughter's wedding even more special," he added.

Why Petr Cech quit Chelsea

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Petr Cech decided to quit as Chelsea's Technical and Performance Advisor after a disagreement with Todd Boehly.

Cech is said to have felt isolated after he was ignored in key transfer decisions, including that of Romelu Lukaku.

The legendary goalkeeper spent a total of 14 years with the Blues, with 11 of those coming as a player.

Source: SportsBrief.com