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Beckham pays Mbappe the ultimate compliment as he lauds 100-goal PSG star

David Beckham claims watching Kylian Mbappe at PSG makes him wish he was still playing.

The football icon saw out his playing days at the Parc des Princes in a brief spell back in 2013.

Mbappe was just 14-years-old back then but has gone on to become one of the world’s best players.

He notched his 100th goal for the Parisians on Saturday night as they saw off Montpellier.

And Beckham insists the Frenchman “would have been a dream” given his movement and finishing ability.

He told  Telefoot : “I would have loved to be still a player now, because playing with a forward like Kylian would have been a dream to me.

Kylian Mbappe scored his 100th PSG goal on Saturday night

“You put the ball anywhere in front of him and he gets it.”

Mbappe became just the fifth player in PSG’s history to bag a century of goals.

He has entered contract talks with the French champions as they look to extend his current deal with Real Madrid and Liverpool thought to be interested.

The Frenchman has enjoyed a rapid rise having only burst onto the scene with Monaco in 2017.

And Beckham has praised the World Cup winner for how he has kept his feet on the ground amid all the success he has achieved.

David Beckham played 14 times for the Parisians in 2013

“What struck me the most, was to see how he was humble, he had his head on his shoulders,” added the Englishman.

“What made me love him even more, because I already appreciate him a lot; is his personality.

“[He is a] humble, talented and a special person. To see someone so young with so much talent reach a bar that high, it’s very special, for him, for the club, for his family and also for the supporters.”

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