Nabil Fekir parades the World Cup trophy before the start of Lyon season with victory

  Nabil Fekir paraded the World Cup trophy around the Lyon field before the first game of Ligue 1

Nabil Fekir parades the World Cup trophy he won with France this summer before Lyon starts the Ligue 1 campaign with victory over Amiens

  • Nabil Fekir received a hero's welcome as he paraded in the World Cup at the Lyon stadium
  • Fekir showed the trophy before Lyon won his first match against Amiens
  • The Frenchman returned to training at the beginning of the week and did not play any role.
  • Bertrand Traore and Memphis Depay went up on the score sheet when Lyon won

Pa Reporter

Nabil Fekir flaunted the World Cup trophy around Groupama Stadium before the lifting of Ligue 1 against Amiens on Sunday.

Fekir, who participated six times in Russia and France won the entire tournament, received a hero's welcome upon leaving the field.

The forward is a popular figure among the followers of Lyon and was even more so after remaining in the club despite the interest of Liverpool.

  Nabil Fekir paraded the World Cup trophy around the Lyon field before the first game of Ligue 1

Nabil Fekir paraded the World Cup trophy around the Lyon field before the first game of Ligue 1

The Frenchman came out with enthusiastic applause while Lyon fans gave him a hero's welcome

The Frenchman came out with enthusiastic applause while Lyon fans gave him a hero's welcome

The Frenchman came out with enthusiastic applause while Lyon fans gave him a hero's welcome

Fekir returned to Lyon's training earlier this week and was not on the team for Sunday's victory.

Fekir returned to Lyon's training earlier this week and was not on the team for Sunday's victory.

Fekir returned to Lyon's training earlier this week and was not on the team for Sunday's victory.

The Frenchman only returned to train this week and was not part of the team, as Lyon began its league campaign with a victory.

Memphis Depay took a step forward and put in a match-winning performance in Fekir's absence when Lyon passed to Amiens.

Bertrand Traore opened the scoring in the 24th minute with a good finish before Deapy doubled his lead in the second half.

Lyon forward Bertrand Traore opened the scoring in the 24th minute with a good finish

Lyon forward Bertrand Traore opened the scoring in the 24th minute with a good finish

Lyon forward Bertrand Traore opened the scoring in the 24th minute with a good finish

Memphis Depay scored an impressive free-kick when Lyon won their opening day match 2-0

Memphis Depay scored an impressive free-kick when Lyon won their opening day match 2-0

Memphis Depay scored an impressive free-kick when Lyon won their opening day match 2-0

The striker hit a free kick with 15 minutes to seal a comfortable victory.

Depay scored 19 goals in the league last season, ending it hard to put himself in the frame of a move to a bigger club.

The former Manchester United player said recently that although he feels happy in Lyon, he is open to a move before the summer transfer period ends in late August.

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