Saka Gatecrashes Southgate's Chat With Beckham to get Photo With Legend

Saka Gatecrashes Southgate's Chat With Beckham to get Photo With Legend

  • England winger Bukayo Saka has finally met the legendary David Beckham
  • The Arsenal star has been in scintillating for the Three Lions at the World Cup in Qatar
  • Saka is expected to start for England when they play France in the quarter-final on Saturday

England winger Bukayo Saka could not afford to miss the opportunity of meeting legend David Beckham after interrupting his chat with manager Gareth Southgate.

The Arsenal star had to plead with the manager to get a photo with Beckham before allowing the former teammates continue their conversation.

Saka has been England's star at the World Cup, scoring three goals in four matches as the Three Lions reach the last eight.

Bukayo Saka, David Beckham, Gareth Southgate, World Cup
Bukayo Saka has been spotted requesting for a photo with England legend David Beckham. Credit: @England
Source: Twitter

In a video shared on social media, Saka politely asked to meet Beckham following his visit of the team in Qatar.

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Saka and his teammates will face world champions France in the quarter-final of the World Cup on Saturday with the hopes of reaching the semi-final for the second time running.

How England reached the quarter-final

England started the World Cup in sensational fashion, beating Iran 6-2 in their opening game. The Three Lions were then frustrated by USA in their second game, drawing goalless.

But the 1966 world champions bounced back to beat Wales 3-0.

In the round of 16, England thrashed Senegal 3-0 to set up a meeting with France.

Saka rejects Mbappe comparison

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that the Three Lions of England and defending champion Les Bleus of France will meet in the quarter-final of the World Cup, after they beat Senegal and Poland respectively.

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The match epitomizes a real challenge for the English team, they are not favourites against France, but they are also not pushovers, having a balanced squad of youth and experienced players. Bukayo Saka has dispelled Kylian Mbappe comparisons ahead of France versus England.

Bukayo Saka, England's 2021 Player of the Year and one of the country's brightest youngsters, has been one of the best in this tournament and one of the young players of the tournament so far.

Source: SportsBrief.com