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Kylian Mbappe: Argentine Bull dubbed Mbappe in Honour of Football Star

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Buenos Aires, July 17: Mbappe, a 22-month-old bull weighing 920 kg (2,028 lbs) named after the young French national football team star, was the first specimen to enter Argentina’s 132nd Livestock, Agriculture and Industry Expo on Monday.

The bull – described as a “moderately-sized” animal with “high breed quality” during the show’s opening event – hails from the Curaco farm, owned by rancher Luciano Trappa. “In this year of World Cup passion, we want to honour the figure of the winning national team,” Trappa said of 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe, who won Best Young Player at the world soccer tournament. IANS