There is no end to the stories of N’Golo Kante (Chelsea), “Yomi Kang”.
British media The Sun reported on the 29th (Korean time), ‘Kai Havertz was surprised by Kante’s humble lifestyle. Havertz reveals details of Kante’s life.
Kante joined Chelsea from Leicester City 스포츠토토ahead of the 2016-2017 season. He was called ‘Chelsea’s heart’ and was the center of the team. Kante won trophies such as the English Premier League (EPL), the European Champions League (UCL), and the FA Cup. He won the 2018 World Cup in Russia with the French national team.
Unlike the glamor on the pitch, Kante lives a very frugal life. The Sun says: ‘Kante continues to drive the £10,000 Mini Cooper he has owned since 2015. Havertz argued that Kante was not interested in owning material things such as cars and clothes.’
Havertz said, “There are players who are glamorous and have a diamond-like image. I met players who spend too much money. There were other characters. Toni Kroos was one of them. He is calm and realistic. No. He knew life wasn’t just football. Kante is another. He’s been using the same phone for 10 years. He didn’t care about cars, he didn’t care about clothes. Judge people by their spending. “I can’t. I don’t care if it makes them happy. But it could be some kind of protection.”
Kante’s thriftiness, furthermore, humility, is not a new story. In the past, another media daily star said, ‘Kante’s weekly wage is estimated at £290,000 (about 470 million won). However, Kante has been seen driving a Mini Cooper, shopping at a supermarket every week, and so on. In 2018, he was even seen playing a game with a fan after missing the Eurostars. He stopped by a pizzeria for dinner. He was also seen taking pictures and signing autographs with the waiter while waiting for pizza. “I’m just an ordinary person,” Kante said ahead of Euro 2020. “You don’t have to say