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David Beckham continues China tour to boost football

David Beckham plays football on a sports field during his visit in Qingdao Photo: REUTERS/Stringer

David Beckham today visited the Chinese coastal city of Qingdao, home to Qingdao Jonoon Football Club.

Arriving in Beijing on Wednesday, the footballer is continuing his four day tour of the country.

David Beckham holds a former footballer of the Chinese national team Credit: REUTERS/Stringer

Beckham, who recently signed with Paris Saint-Germain, is China's first global football ambassador. His role includes helping to promote the Chinese Super League (CSL) and helping to boost the popularity of the sport within China.

David Beckham makes his way into a sports field with help of security personnel Credit: REUTERS/Stringer