Posted May 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
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ROB HARRIS AP Sports Writer David Beckham's England career will be honored at the team's final Euro 2012 warmup match, with the former captain receiving a UEFA award for players who have more than 100 international caps. The 37-year-old Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder, who made the last of his 115 appearances for England in 2009, will receive a commemorative cap and medal at halftime of the June 2 friendly against Belgium, the English Football Association told The Associated Press. The award will also be presented to 1966 World Cup-winning striker Bobby Charlton, who played 106 times for England, and retired goalkeeper Peter Shilton, who made a record 125 appearances. Family members of 1966 World Cup captain Bobby Moore and Billy Wright, a defender in the 1940s and `50s, will receive the award from FA chairman David Bernstein. The ceremony was introduced by UEFA President Michel Platini to celebrate players who have played more than 100 internationals. Despite never winning any h...
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