The Boys from the Banlieue

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BONDY, France — The vast sprawl of suburbs and satellite towns around Paris, disdained by some as a breeding ground for crime and terrorism, is home to the greatest pool of soccer talent in Europe. The banlieues of Bondy and Sarcelles produced Kylian Mbappé and Riyad Mahrez, respectively. Photographed forThe New York Times.
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