Associated Press  |  Last updated May 17, 2013
After David Beckham's long and distinguished soccer career ends on an artificial turf field in northwestern France, his life promises to be perhaps even more glamorous than it already has been. Nearly 20 years after breaking into the Manchester United lineup, the 38-year-old former England captain won the French league title with Paris Saint-Germain this season. After announcing his retirement on Thursday, Beckham's role in soccer will take on a new dimension worldwide. He has an ambassadorial role for Chinese soccer and for British television channel Sky, as well as an option to buy a franchise in Major League Soccer. ''I would like to wish him all the best for all of his future projects,'' PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi said. ''We are talking about the possibility of continuing our work together.'' But PSG may have to get in line, as the English Football Association also desperately wants him on board. This was the same Beckham who, although ruled out of the tournament thr...
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