Beckham added in a statement: "I wouldn't have achieved what I have done today without my family. I'm grateful for my parents' sacrifice, which made me realise my dreams. I owe everything to Victoria and the kids, who have given me the inspiration and support to play at the highest level for such a long period. … [Read more...] about David Beckham to retire from football after turning down new PSG deal
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"I don't want to go out to America at 34 years old and people be turning round saying, 'Well he's only going there to get the money'," he said. "I've enjoyed my time in Spain, it's been an incredible experience for me and the family. But I think another challenge has come up and I think it's the right time for us to do it. Soccer is huge all around the world except in America and that's where I want to make a difference." … [Read more...] about So, David Beckham, what persuaded you to sign that £128m deal with LA Galaxy?
Sven-Goran Eriksson, whose tenure as England manager between 2001 and 2006 coincided with some of Beckham's best years, told BBC Radio Five Live: "He is a fantastic footballer and a fantastic person. All over the world you say 'David Beckham' and people know who that is. I don't think any other football player is more popular than he." … [Read more...] about David Beckham retires: ‘He was a leader, people followed him’
“That’s one thing that I’ve thankfully never experienced, being relegated,” Beckham said. “Luckily, I was always fighting to win leagues and to win championships. But it’s something that I’ve been used to, over the years, being part of leagues where there is a relegation system. It makes it exciting. But when you’re talking about a league that’s only been around for 25 years, there needs to be a real stability in the league before you get to that point.” … [Read more...] about David Beckham hopes MLS can challenge European leagues in next 10 years
Asked if he had ever been interested in signing him, Wenger said: "Yes I was, but it was at the period where we could not afford to pay him. After that it was a question mark as well before he went to Milan, but he was in a position where we did not really need players. … [Read more...] about Arsène Wenger tried to sign David Beckham but couldn’t afford his wages