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Beckham 'very excited' at prospect of PSG debut

Published on Feb 24, 2013 6:16 AM
Paris Saint Germain's soccer player David Beckham waves as he attends his first training session with PSG squad at the Camp des Loges training center in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, February 13, 2013. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid player, who joined PSG as a free agent and will wear the No. 32 shirt, is likely to make the squad for the first time when PSG take on arch-rivals Olympique Marseille on February 24 as he still needs to improve his fitness, coach Carlo Ancelotti told French daily L'Equipe. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

PARIS (AFP) - David Beckham says he is "very excited" at the prospect of making his Paris Saint-Germain debut in the biggest match in French football, against Marseille on Sunday night.

The 37-year-old Englishman, who signed for the capital club last month, is expected to feature for the first time in the clash of France's most bitter rivals.

"I have played in a lot of big matches in my career, games like AC Milan against Inter, Real Madrid against Barcelona, and the (Los Angeles) Galaxy against Chivas," Beckham told PSG's official website.

"For me, it is very exciting to play in another very special match."

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