- Kylian Mbappe has been named by Samuel Eto'o as the one to replace Messi
- Samuel Eto'o explained that Lionel Messi is the best in the world
- Lionel Messi has won six Ballon d'Or award so far in his career
France international Kylian Mbappe has been backed by Cameroonian football legend Samuel Eto'o to take over from Barcelona captain Lionel Messi whenever he retires from football.
For more than 10 years now, the name of Lionel Messi has been ringing the bell in the world because of his impressive performances for Barcelona.
So far so good, Lionel Messi has won six Ballon d'Or award in his career and has never played for any other club than Barcelona.
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.
Samuel Eto'o who played with Lionel Messi at Barcelona however rated his former teammate as the best and also claimed that Kylian Mbappe will grow to replace him.
‘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,'' Samuel Eto'o explained while speaking in live video with Generation Amazing.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how some fans complained after seeing Lionel Messi locking lips with his stunning wife Antonela Rocuzzo as they prepare for a music video.
The Barcelona star and his spouse showed their passion for each other in a music video by Puerto Rican musician Residente which shows 113 kisses from around the world during the coronavirus crisis.
Juventus star Paulo Dybala who recently recovered from coronavirus was also seen in the video having a sensual snug with his girlfriend Oriana Sabatini.
Another high-profile celebrity who also featured in the music video is Hollywood actor Ben Affleck and his new 007 girlfriend Ana de Armas.
Barcelona players have been given the green light to resume training after coronavirus tests carried out on all the players came back negative on Thursday, May 8.
The Catalans have all been on lockdown since March due to the threat of the virus which has killed many people in Spain and other parts of the world.
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