Retired Cameroonian footballer, Samuel Eto’o has named French born Kylian Mbappe as the future Lionel Messi.
The former Barcelona player revealed in a live video chat that only a youngster like Mbappe could fit in the boots of the world best in the future.
‘The best current players? I’d have to go with Lionel Messi, who’s more experienced, and Kylian Mbappe, who’s the youngster making the biggest impression.
”I think he’s going to be the chief global star in the years to come,”
“He’s the future Messi if he manages his status, if he understands what is happening around his name.” Samuel Eto’o explained while speaking in live video with Generation Amazing.
CANDIIDONLINE reports that the name of Lionel Messi has been ringing the bell in the world for more than 10 years because of his impressive performances for Barcelona.
Lionel Messi has won six Ballon d’Or award in his career but has never played for any other club than Barcelona.
This is however a point which football pundits hold against him compared to his rival, Cristiano Ronaldo who has displayed his skills at home country, several football tournaments and 3 different leagues.
The Argentine football star will be turning 33 this summer, while his greatest rival Cristiano Ronaldo will be turning 35 in which many have been asking who will replace them.
Kylian Mbappe who plays for Paris-Saint-Germain is only 21 in which the Frenchman has already won the World Cup with his nation.