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David Beckham

David Beckham confirms plan to launch MLS team in Miami

Former England soccer captain David Beckham announced that he has exercised his option to become the owner of a Major League Soccer team in Miami, promising to make it “the people’s club.”

Thursday, 6 February, 2014, 1:33pm

David Beckham's new challenge may be his biggest long shot yet

From his tattoos to his finely chiselled physique and Armani underwear ads, soccer icon David Beckham oozes Miami-style sex appeal.

Blending charisma with a smart business plan, Beckham intends to launch his own professional soccer team in Miami, a multicultural market that has defied major league owners twice before. But Beckham is known for making long shots.

23 Nov 2013 - 7:19pm

David Beckham hopes son plays for his MLS team some day

David Beckham is finalising plans to start a Major League Soccer franchise, and hoping son Brooklyn could one day take the field for the team.

While wary about putting pressure on his children to follow in his famous footsteps, the former England captain says he hopes Brooklyn could be good enough to play on his team one day.

31 Oct 2013 - 10:42am

Seven hurt as Beckham mania hits Shanghai

Seven people were injured at Shanghai's Tongji University yesterday after about 1,000 fans attempted to mob David Beckham, causing a stampede that forced the soccer superstar to cut short his visit.

The stampede occurred as Beckham arrived on the pitch to meet the university's soccer team, with rowdy fans making a mad dash towards the football icon.

21 Jun 2013 - 4:38am

David Beckham, soccer ambassador in China, joins Sina Weibo

Former soccer player David Beckham has more than 400,000 followers only a day after making his official Sina Weibo debut.

“Hi I am David! Welcome to the OFFICIAL David Beckham Sina Page! Talk to you soon!” the Englishman wrote in his first post, which has been shared by more than 50,000 people.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Little fanfare as Beckham puts full stop on career

For David Beckham the soccer player, this really was the very end. Now begins the rest of his already very famous life.

28 May 2013 - 4:49am

Tearful David Beckham ends his career with PSG title

With Beatles music ringing in his ears and tears in his eyes, David Beckham admitted that his starring role in Paris Saint-Germain's French title party was the last chapter of his colourful career.

20 May 2013 - 9:01am

Tearful David Beckham bids farewell to Paris and career

The 38-year-old former England captain, one of the most high-profile players to shuffle between football and celebrity, made his final home appearance for the Ligue 1 champions on Saturday before heading into retirement.

19 May 2013 - 9:25pm 1 comment

Beckham pays tribute to ‘father figure’ Ferguson

Former England captain David Beckham hailed Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson as a “father figure” after the Scot announced his retirement on Wednesday.

The 38-year-old Beckham joined Manchester United’s academy and spent 17 years at the club, playing 394 games with the first team and winning six Premier League titles and the 1999 Champions League under Ferguson.

9 May 2013 - 6:08pm

David Beckham's Chinese tattoo inspires amusing Photoshop fakes

April Fool’s Day is just around the corner, so perhaps China’s soccer fans decided to act early and make fun of their favourite star.

When David Beckham lifted up his shirt on Sunday at Peking University to reveal a string of Chinese characters on the left side of his torso, China’s young people cheered and screamed for a rare opportunity to see the popular soccer player's body.

26 Mar 2013 - 11:58am 2 comments