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

France President Emmanuel Marcron seems to be the latest voice to back N’ Golo Kante to the upcoming Ballon d’Or.

Presdident Emmanuel Macron who visited the France national team in Clairefontaine was full of praise for the Chelsea midfielder.

Speaking to French radio RMC on Thursday. He said;

“N’Golo Kante is a great player, like Kylian Mbappe and he is an example. He is an example for the youth of the country. When we see again the season Kante has had with his club, and I hope the Ballon d’Or too and I’m sure what he will do in this Euros,” Macron said on the show “Top of the foot.”

“Him and Kylian are good people too, with values of effort and togetherness. They are loyal to the clubs where they come from. And I think it is very important for the country because sport is always bigger than just sport.”

Kante’s performance has been outstanding in 2021. Fortunately, he one of the main contenders to win the precious award- Ballon d’Or.

The president spent time with the France team and their head coach Didier Deschamps, just the same way he did back then in 2018 world cup.