Farewell to David Beckham, the footballer

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England's best known footballer David Beckham announced his retirement on 16 May 2013 after a career laden with trophies and glamour that had a worldwide impact that went way beyond soccer. The 38-year-old former England captain, who this month helped Paris St Germain to the French league title to add to titles won in England, Spain and the United States, will hang up his boots at the end of a successful season. [TEXT: Reuters] ALSO READ: Life and career of Beckham and Reaction to Beckham's retirement.

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