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VIDEO. In Chile, parents baptize their child ... Griezmann Mbappé!


Born on January 1, 2022 in a football fanatic family, Griezmann Mbappé will grow up alongside his cousins ​​Lionel, Neymar, Andrés Ini

He has not yet a week of life when the little boy is already drawing all eyes to him: born at 9:30 p.m. on January 1, 2022, he was the first baby to be born in this new year in the Copiapo hospital in Northern Chile. 3 kilos 64 for 50 centimeters, and a first name to say the least surprising. His parents have indeed decided to call him Griezmann Mbappé, in tribute to the two attackers of the France team.

The choice was not made by chance.

According to the Chilean channel Canal 13, the little Griezmann Mbappé Chambi Pacaje of his full name, was born to two Bolivian parents, installed in Chile for four years.

"I preferred Griezmann, his father preferred Mbappé to him," the mother told Reuters.

But in the family, it's not only normal, it's also tradition.

“My son's name is Lionel,” says the newborn's aunt.

It is a tradition in the family to call our children like footballers.

We hope that later, they too will become football stars ”The father proudly presents the boys of the family: Andres Iniesta, Lionel, Neymar Ronaldo, Junior.

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Is it only legal to call your children like that in Chile?

"If someone wants to baptize their child" Cachupine "[nickname given to the dogs] the civil register could perfectly oppose it, explains Tarik Lama, professor in university.

But if they want to use a footballer's name, it becomes debatable.

This is not a problem in my opinion ”.

In France, it is impossible: a couple had tried to baptize their child Griezmann Mbappé, them too, but the justice had refused this right to the parents.

Source: leparis

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