Kingsley Coman: ‘The ultimate goal is to become the best player in the world’

Bayern Munich’s France midfielder has his eyes on Champions League and Euro 2016 success after an international debut scarred by tragedy “It was the first big moment of the year,” Kingsley Coman says as he remembers being picked for his international debut just five tumultuous months ago. Coman has finished work for the day and, with Bayern Munich’s deserted training ground looking pristine in the April sunshine, the French teenager has time to reflect on a string of extraordinary moments for him this season. Apart from making his first appearance for France against Germany on the terrible November night when Paris was already under attack , Coman has emerged with an uplifting personal story. He grew up on the outskirts of Paris, after his parents had moved from Guadeloupe, and his prodigious talent was soon apparent. In February 2013, aged 16, he became Paris Saint-Germain’s youngest-ever first team player – after nine years at their academy. Coman has since played for even more illustrious powerhouses in Juventus and Bayern Munich. Continue reading...

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