N’golo Kante was instrumental in Chelsea‘s Champions League this season and the midfielder became a champion of Europe on Saturday as the Blues pipped Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City to lift the premier European title for the second time. 

However, this not the first time Kante has made his mark in the central defensive midfield and in no way will this be the last. The French-born midfielder started out his senior club career in Boulogne before moving to Ligue 1 club Caen. 

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He was impressive in his two seasons at Caen and soon was on the radar of Premier League club Leicester City. At that moment, Leicester were struggling to stay in the top flight. 

However, with the induction of Kante and the likes of Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, Leicester scripted a modern-day footballing miracle as they won the English Premier League title under manager Claudio Ranieri.

Kante at the centre of that Leicester midfield, orchestrating every passage of play. However, after the spectacular season, the usual big-money clubs were hovering around for his signature.

He was soon roped in by Chelsea and went on to win another Premier League title in the following season.

However, Kante’s all-time high came in the national colours when he won the FIFA World Cup with France in 2018.