BBC Sport - From a tough Paris suburb to Premier League star
The Making of Riyad Mahrez
- From the section Football
Riyad Mahrez has emerged as one of the stars of the English Premier League this season for Leicester City as they challenge for the league title - but where did the 25-year-old Algeria international hone his skills?
BBC World Service's Steve Crossman travels to France and the tough Parisian suburb of Sarcelles, where Mahrez grew up.
Hear from his former room mate, Mathias Pogba on his 'takeaway lifestyle', his local barber who regularly gets asked for the latest Mahrez cut from school children and his former coaches and fans.