Found May 19, 2013 on FatManWriting:
PLAYERS: David Beckham
In case you have been hiding in a hole in the ground, stuck in the desert, or have sworn off modern conveniences as a way trying to get back to nature you have probably heard that the soccer stud of all soccer studs has called it quits. Yes, ladies and gents, David Beckham has retired from the game. Of course when you are David Beckham you don't do anything without style. Check out the custom cleats the man wore for his final game Saturday. In the coming days I am sure that media outlets and bloggers around the world will have plenty to say about Becks. The man has become not just an icon for his game, but one for his country as well. Few athletes can say that they have truly ascended to such status and received the kind of notoriety that he has. Of all the things that I've seen online about hi so far, this tweet from Bleacher Report is my favorite. What better way to appreciate how good he has always been at his game other than to see when it all beg...

David Beckham set for U.S. return

David Beckham has been tipped for a return to MLS as owner of a new club, following talks between his advisors and league executives. The former England captain announced his retirement on Thursday, 20 years after signing his first professional contract, and has been tight-lipped about his future plans. And while Beckham's contract with MLS, signed when he joined the L.A. Galaxy...

David Beckham Cries His Way Off Soccer Field, Into Retirement (Video)

David Beckham bid a tearful farewell to professional soccer. The 38-year-old burst into tears as he walked off the field in his final game as a player. The emotional moment brought the Ligue 1 (French first division) game between Paris Saint-Germain and Brest to a temporary halt, as Beckham’s PSG teammates hugged him one-by-one before he made his way to the bench. Beckham was used...

Beckham captains PSG in last home game

David Beckham has been named Paris Saint-Germain's captain for Saturday's game against Brest in the French League, his final home match before retiring at the end of the season. PSG clinched the league title last weekend, making Beckham the first English player to win the championship in four different countries after title success with Manchester United, Real Madrid and...

David Beckham is the most important soccer player, ever

Today David Beckham is known worldwide, mostly for his looks but believe it or not David Beckham actually played soccer, aka football, and was at one time a world class player! Becks recently announced his retirement from the soccer world, and at 38, it was certainly time. He began professional football at the age of 17 when he made his debut for Manchester United in 1992 in a League...

David Beckham brought to tears in final game before retirement (VIDEO)

A legendary career came to end this weekend as David Beckham played his final professional game before riding off into retirement. Beckham had an assist in his final game helping his Paris Saint-Germain teammates defeat Brest 3-1 in Paris. Before all that though Beckham was brought to tears after leaving the field for the last more »

David Beckham Gets Proper Send Off in Final Soccer Game (yes, he's retiring)

Everyone wants to go out on top when they walk away from their game, but few get to actually do it. When David Beckham announced his retirement on Thursday he already knew that his team, PSG, had already been crowned Ligue 1 champions. Like any champion will tell you though, it still wasn't easy to walk away. David Beckham getting some love after his final match as...

David Beckham got choked up & cried as he was giving farewells after being subbed off

The David Beckham retirement kicked off with waterworks. **Follow us on Twitter or Facebook. Subscribe, or Return to us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz. Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

David Beckham signing his first contract as a 14-year-old kid

David Beckham signed his first ever contract with Manchester United on his 14th birthday. Here's a photo of the now-legendary event.

The Evolution of David Beckham’s Hair

Whether you like soccer or not, we’re guessing you’ve heard that one of the most influential athletes of the past 20 years decided to call it a career last week when David Beckham announced his retirement. While he was one hell of a player, made most guys jealous with by marrying the hottest Spice Girl [...]

An emotional David Beckham makes his last exit from the soccer pitch

David Beckham played his last soccer game ever on Saturday. He exited the pitch to a standing ovation and a toss into the air from his teammates.

Beckham Hangs Up The Cleats... We Think...

After getting the Captain's armband for his last home game for Paris St. Germain as they took on already-relegated Brest in Ligue 1, David Beckham was touring the pitch for the last time in any kind of competitive uniform. There is thought that he won't participate in the season finale next time out with the league title all wrapped up, so his numbers finish up with: ...

David Beckham’s emotional exit

The superstar breaks down as he's subbed out of what was likely his final match. And his teammates' response may have been just as priceless.

David Beckham: The brand charges on but Becks bows out unfulfilled

“Old Time, the greatest and longest established spinner of all!.. his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his hands are mutes” said Charles Dickens, referring to the commodity of age as an almost haunting process. There is definitely a chill about the air in 2013, the defining generation of the Premier League era is edging itself to the door. Michael Owen and...

6 Athletes Who Should Just Retire Already

As we’ve pretty much mentioned all day today, world soccer icon David Beckham has decided to hang up the boots at the end of this season. While there’s no denying his impact on the sport of soccer, not every single athlete has the same success for the length of time he did. That’s why we’re [...]
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