Manchester United star Paul Pogba has called Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe and Red Devils forward Marcus Rashford “the present and the future of football”.
Pogba’s France teammate Mbappe, 22, has established himself as one of the best players in Europe, having won the World Cup and four Ligue 1 titles amid continued ties with the football giant. Liga, Real Madrid.
Rashford – Pogba’s club mate at Old Trafford – has become a key member of United and England, while the 23-year-old has been praised for his work off the pitch helping underprivileged children.
Pogba greeted the exciting duo in a question-and-answer session with United fans.
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“They are two great, great, great talents. I think they are so young and so talented, ”said Pogba, when asked about Mbappe and Rashford.
“They have accomplished so much for their young age. I think they are the present and the future of football. “
Pogba has also been invited to weigh in the Lionel Messi-Cristiano Ronaldo debate.
Barcelona superstar Messi has won a record-breaking six Ballon d’Or awards, while Juventus foe Ronaldo has five to his name as the pair continue to break records amid debate over who is the greatest of all time.
“It’s an interesting but tricky question because there is no better one for me,” replied Pogba. “Two different players. These are two players who both bring joy to the eye.
“Everyone’s going to have their own opinion of them, just two legends. Me, I would just say that they are two legends and that neither is better than the other. Just two people who make us happy to watch, football players or football fans. “