The crowds came out in FORCE for Kobe Bryant in Milan Friday … lining the streets and chanting his name as the NBA legend returned to the country where he grew up. 

At one point, Kobe addressed the crowd in Italian — telling them, “It feels like I’ve returned home.”

Kobe lived in Italy from age 6 to 14 (while his dad played pro ball for an Italian team) and learned to speak the language fluently. He also became a huge fan of the A.C. Milan soccer team. 

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