sport news Fans praise 'humble' N'Golo Kante as Chelsea star receives Legion of Honour

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'You've got to love him!': Fans praise 'humble' N'Golo Kante as Chelsea star receives Legion of Honour from French president Emmanuel Macron France's World Cup squad awarded with Legion of Honour by Emmanuel Macron  Fans hailed N'Golo Kante following his meteoric rise from French ninth division The Chelsea midfielder was praised for being so humble after his success 

By James Ayles For Mailonline

Published: 10:45 BST, 5 June 2019 | Updated: 10:46 BST, 5 June 2019

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N'Golo Kante was lauded by supporters after receiving the Legion of Honour alongside his France team-mates for winning the World Cup.

Didier Deschamp's squad clinched the trophy last summer with a 4-2 victory over Croatia in the final thanks to a Mario Mandzukic own goal and strikes from Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba.

France president Emmanuel Macron awarded the players and coaching staff the Chevaliers de la Légion d'Honneur, which is the country's highest level of civil merit represents fifth tier in the Legion of Honour.

N'Golo Kante received his Legion of Honour medal from France president Emmanuel Macron

N'Golo Kante received his Legion of Honour medal from France

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