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September 28, 2021

David Beckham to retire from football at end of season

Former England captain David Beckham is to retire at the end of the season, BBC informs.The 38-year-old signed a five-month deal at Paris St-Germain in January and donated all of his salary to charity. Beckham made 115 appearances for England and 394 for Manchester United, winning six Premier League titles and the Champions League.“I’m thankful to PSG for giving me the opportunity to continue but I feel now is the right time to finish my career, playing at the highest level,” he said.Including PSG’s recent Ligue 1 title win, Beckham has won 19 trophies – 10 of them league titles – in a playing career spanning 20 years, and is the only English player to win championships in four countries.Beckham moved to Real Madrid in 2003, winning La Liga with them in 2007 before a switch to the United States with LA Galaxy.The midfielder made his England debut against Moldova in 1996 and captained the side from 2000 to 2006, making his 115th and final England appearance in a 3-0 win over Belarus in 2009.

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