Posted November 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: David Beckham
David Beckham says he is mulling over ''some quite exciting options'' as he seeks the final challenge of his career. However, the ex-England captain says a return to his home country is unlikely because ''I can't see myself playing for any other Premier League club'' than former team Manchester United. Beckham, speaking in Los Angeles, tells British broadcaster Sky Sports: ''I'm lucky - at the age of 37, I've been offered some quite exciting options and there are a few options on the table.'' He didn't specify which clubs had approached him. Beckham, who is leaving the Los Angeles Galaxy after Saturday's MLS Cup final, has been linked with possible moves to Australia's A-League or Paris Saint-Germain. Beckham says ''retirement hasn't come into my head yet.''
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

David Beckham is looking beyond his Galaxy finale

Although David Beckham is leaving the Los Angeles Galaxy after Saturday's Major League Soccer Cup, he plans to play a major role in the league's growth indefinitely. Beckham began his last few competitive days in a Galaxy uniform Thursday with a training session for the defending champions' final match against the Houston Dynamo. The former England captain says he nearly...

Beckham bows out in LA-Houston rematch for MLS Cup

David Beckham wraps up his five-year career with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday in the MLS Cup. He just hopes fans realize they'll miss an excellent game if all eyes are focused only on him. Los Angeles goes after its second straight MLS title at home in a rematch with the Houston Dynamo, who lost 1-0 on the same field last season in Beckham's first championship. Beckham...

Beckham does not expect EPL return

David Beckham has revealed he has had numerous offers to continue playing after his Los Angeles Galaxy career ends this weekend, but the former England captain does not expect a return to the Premier League. The 37-year-old will bring the curtain down on six seasons in Major League Soccer in Saturday's MLS Cup final against Houston, and clubs are already lining up to sign the...

Beckham leaves MLS on his own terms

When a professional athlete's mid-30s dawn, the talk turns to the end. Does he have anything left? Should he retire? And if so, where, when and how? If an athlete is a true great at his sport, the terms become pertinent, lest he tarnish a legacy carefully cultivated over a decade or two by sticking around too long and leaving an underwhelming last impression. For David Beckham...

David Beckham to join AS Monaco?

David Beckham is set to begin talks with French side AS Monaco, with negotiations expected to take place after Saturday’s MLS Cup final according to our colleagues at BBC Sports. The 37-year-old is understood to be open to a move, having announced his desire to leave Los Angeles Galaxy. Monaco chief executive officer Tor-Kristian Karlsen told BBC Sport: “We are happy with our...

Beckham cools down Monaco link

David Beckham has played down reports that he could move to Monaco, but reiterated he is 'very flattered' by some of the options he has to consider. The midfielder is leaving Los Angeles Galaxy after Saturday's MLS Cup final and French side Monaco are among several clubs from across the globe to have shown an interest. The likes of Paris St Germain , Queens Park Rangers...

Galaxy chasing second straight MLS title

CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- David Beckham wraps up his six seasons with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday in the MLS Cup. He just hopes fans realize they'll miss an excellent game if all eyes are focused only on him. Los Angeles goes after its second straight MLS title in a rematch with the Houston Dynamo, who lost 1-0 to the Galaxy last season at Home Depot Center. The field was...

David Beckham’s Replacement Could Be Real Madrid Star Kaka, According to Galaxy President

The Los Angeles Galaxy are set to lose superstar David Beckham after Sunday’s MLS Cup Final, but they already have big things in mind for the post-Beckham era. On Friday, the president of Galaxy ownership group AEG left no ambiguity as to who is the next soccer star he wants to see added to L.A. Beckham first joined the Galaxy when he was 31, and another star from the Real Madrid...

Dynamo-Galaxy Preview

David Beckham wraps up his six seasons with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday in the MLS Cup. He just hopes fans realize they'll miss an excellent game if all eyes are focused only on him. Los Angeles goes after its second straight MLS title in a rematch with the Houston Dynamo, who lost 1-0 to the Galaxy last season at Home Depot Center. The field was soaked with rain last...

LA Galaxy vs Houston Dynamo 2012 MLS Cup

The LA Galaxy vs Houston Dynamo 2012 MLS championship game will be played this Saturday, December 1, 2012 (4:30 PM EDT) at The Home Depot Center in Carson, CA.  The Los Angeles team won the home field advantage due to their higher seed than Houston, therefore they will be able to end the season at home in front of their fans.  In another story that makes this game that much more...

History beckons for LA Galaxy stars

The 2012 MLS Cup is the culmination of a tumultuous season for the Los Angeles Galaxy . Coming off of a stellar 2011 campaign, the team began this year with high expectations. But the Galaxy stumbled out of the gate, starting the season with a dreadful 3-10-3 record in all competitions by the end of May. They crashed out of the CONCACAF Champions League at the hands of lowly Toronto...
Soccer News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.