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Ancelotti: Beckham Can Deliver for PSG, Despite Age
Press Association, February 5th, 2013 1:22PM

TAGS:  england, france


Paris Saint-Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti claims that David Beckham’s 37 years should be no barrier to success, as Paolo Maldini won the UEFA Champions League when he was two years older. Last week, Beckham signed a five-month contract with PSG.

"I remember a certain player who won the Champions League at 39 and his name is (Paolo) Maldini,” Ancelotti told beIN Sport. "He's 37 but still has the motivation and the physical condition... Beckham's not had many injuries in his career. He's one of the most serious and professional players I've ever known."

Beckham will join the French giant on February 11, after the international break, but he will not feature in the club’s UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first-leg clash with Valencia on Feb 12, as he is still not fit enough to play.

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