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David Beckham lit up a subdued transfer deadline day in Europe by securing perhaps the final move of his globetrotting career, a surprise short-term deal with ambitious French club Paris Saint-Germain.
Otherwise, there was plenty of speculation but precious little activity on the transfer market Thursday, with the top clubs reining in spending to ensure they adhered to UEFA's strict financial fair play rules.
The only other transfer of note was Mario Balotelli's switch from Manchester City to AC Milan for ?20 million ($27 million), which had been agreed on Tuesday.
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David Beckham has won league championships in three countries on two continents, earns millions of dollars in endorsements and his name is practically synonymous with celebrity itself. He has his own cologne, for goodness sake. So why is he even bothering to sit on the bench for the Paris Saint-Germain football club?
His royal highness of football doesn't need the money - and...
David Beckham never could say no to a challenge.
From the very first time he ever picked between clubs, he opted for the better one; the harder choice, signing his first professional apprenticeship papers with Manchester United over his local club T ottenham Hotspur at age 14.
Now, at 37, rather than play out a final encore to his many fans in some exotic locale where he is guaranteed...
A person familiar with the situation says David Beckham will join Paris Saint-Germain.
The person says the former England captain is to have a medical examination on Thursday in the French capital. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not yet been completed.
The 37-year-old Beckham, a former Manchester United star, has been mulling offers from clubs around...
Originally posted on Top-soccer.com
After receiving up to a dozen offers from all corners of the world, David Beckham ended months of speculation by announcing his decision to sign for Paris St Germain on the final day of the transfer window. Manager Carlo Ancelotti managed to persuade the 37 year old Englishman to join the Ligue 1 revolution, and join his squad in their quest to...
David Beckham's sudden arrival at Paris Saint-Germain has been warmly received by French media and sport alike.
Beckham joined the cash-rich club on Thursday and then surprised people again by announcing he would donate his salary to a children's charity.
The 37-year-old former England captain turned down several other offers as he bids to win the championship with a fourth...
Emirates airlines has agreed in principle to a new five-year jersey sponsorship deal with Paris Saint-Germain, the big-spending French team that just signed David Beckham.
Emirates senior vice president Boutros Boutros told The Associated Press on Friday the sponsorship contract should be completed this month.
Last year, PSG's Qatari owners were reportedly in sponsorship talks...
David Beckham settles for Champions League with PSG - originally posted on Soccerlens.comDavid Beckham has gone to Paris for his medical. The Guardian reports that he has chosen PSG over eleven other offers.
Becks set for a Champions League return
David Beckham is set for a return to Champions League football as he is in France to sign a deal with Paris Saint-Germain. The former...
Although David Beckham is training with Arsenal, manager Arsene Wenger insists his club has no intentions of signing the former English international.
David Beckman finished his MLS career in fashion this fall leading LA Galaxy to back-to-back titles. Many of us knew he wasn’t done and had a lot football left in the tank. We all made several predictions as where he would go and it is no surprise that he is headed to PSG in France.…
Paris St Germain responded to the much-publicised arrival of David Beckham with a comfortable 4-0 win at Toulouse to strengthen their position at the top of the Ligue 1 table.
The former England captain on Thursday signed for the Parisian club until the end of the season but ruled himself out of this fixture because of a lack of match fitness, having not played since December.