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Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe has hailed Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, for his work in fighting child poverty in the UK.

Over the summer, Rashford forced a Government U-turn on the provision of free school meals to vulnerable children.

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His impressive campaign earned the 23-year-old an MBE.

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Mbappe has been impressed with Rashford and ahead of their meeting in the Champions League on Tuesday night, he has spoken about the respect he has for the England international.

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“To tackle an issue as important as child poverty is one of the most important things that somebody can do.

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“So I have full respect that he’s been doing that and trying to make a real change.

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“I do think there is a requirement for players to use their position to make a difference in the world. We’ve been given so much and it’s important that we give back,” Mbappe said.

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