Found May 08, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
PLAYERS: David Beckham
David Beckham has hailed "father figure" Sir Alex Ferguson as the greatest manager in football, after the Scot announced his retirement on Wednesday. The former Manchester United midfielder, who spent a decade under Ferguson at Old Trafford, said he would not have achieved such success without the 71-year-old's influence. Beckham said: "As I have said many times before the boss wasn't just the greatest and best manager I ever played under he was also a father figure to me from the moment I arrived at the club at the age of 11 until the day I left. "Without him I would never have achieved what I have done in my career. He understood how important it was to play for your country and he knew how much it meant to me. "After '98 without the manager I would have found it virtually impossible to cope with the attention I was getting on and off the field and for this I will always be grateful to him for his support and protection. "I am truly h...
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