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Ugandan Dance Group, Ghetto Kids Meets Kylian Mbappé

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Ghetto Kids, a group of children who managed to get out of the ghetto by dancing, recently had their dream of meeting Kylian Mbappé fulfilled. 

In a video shared on their verified Instagram page, they revealed that they had flown to France to watch PSG’s game against Reims.

The children were used as mascots on Sunday when PSG played Reims and on Monday morning they shared a video of themselves posing for a photo with famous French footballer Kylian Mbappé-Lutyn, who also plays for PSG.

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In an Instagram post accompanying the video, the children said the trip was sponsored by Paris Saint-Germain and the Qatar government.

“Dreamers will always Make it Happen 🙏🕺 We made it as Mascorts to @psg match Yesterday against reims! Uganda to the World 🌍 🇺🇬 @k.mbappe was nice meeting you!” they captioned the video on Instagram.

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The children were over the moon when they met French footballer Mbappé and had their picture taken with them.

This is not the first time they face famous footballers.

During the 2022 World Cup, they shared videos of themselves dancing with Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero and Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand.

Ferdinand even openly appealed to FIFA to include the dance group in the list of artists for the big World Cup final.

Ugandan Dance Group, Ghetto Kids Meets Kylian Mbappé

“In the final, that’s when the best are gonna be playing but we need the pregame to have the best dancers, the Ghetto Kids. FIFA, we need these guys!” he said.

They also performed for the Qatari royal family and FIFA officials ahead of the start of the global tournament.

They landed the deal after putting on a viral performance online that garnered over 2.5 million views on Facebook alone.

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