Mendy was given a heartwarming welcome from his Senegalese teammates as joins the training for the first time after lifting the UCL trophy last weekend.
Mendy is the second African goalkeeper to win the UCL.
Mendy conceded three goals and kept nine clean sheets in the UCL tournament. What an impressive stats!.
Mendy after observing few days of break following UCL victory against Manchester City traveled to Senegal on Thursday ahead of summer friendly games against Zambia and Cape Verde.
When he arrived at the national team hotel he was given a heartwarming welcome by his national teammates and altogether chanting “Campeones”
Radio Mane of Liverpool was very happy at seeing Mendy. Mane demanded to take a selfie with Mendy.
Mendy spoke to the Senegalese Football Federation website:
“I feel great joy and was very proud of the welcome they gave me, along with all the hotel staff and the people who work here.
“So I really want to thank them, it really touched me. I had imagined my return home after the victory and I did not expect that at all”.