Warren Zaire-Emery starts for Paris Saint-Germain against Bayern Munich tonight in the knockout stages of the Champions League.

At 16 years and 343 days, the midfielder becomes the youngest player to start in a Champions League knockout match.

Big things are expected of the young baller who's been labeled a gem and world-class by pundits everywhere.

Zaire-Emery is a PSG academy product that recently excelled in the U-17 team that went to the UEFA Youth League quarterfinals.

He also starred in 's U-17 European triumph last June, putting his savvy passing skills and finishing ability on display.

The French kid can play. Let's see how he handles the pressure under the Champions League lights.

Messi, who made his Champions League debut two years before Warren Zaïre-Emery was born, will be starting up front in his new boots.

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