1. ITV Report

David Beckham may come out of retirement after 'a tough time'

David Beckham has hinted he might come out of retirement and start playing football again.

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The former England captain retired last year after a short stint playing in France for Paris Saint-Germain. But the east Londoner has admitted he had "a tough time" after calling a halt to his career.

David Beckham playing for PSG in the French First League Credit: PA

Appearing on a new TV documentary, David Beckham said he had gone through "a stage of enjoying the rest" but was now tempted to go back:

Now I go to watch a basketball game and, when you are watching athletes play at the top of their game, for me it gives me that itch again and I want to be back in the game then and I start thinking to myself 'Could I play again? Could I go back? Could I come out of retirement and start playing again?

– David Beckham, 'Into The Unknown', BBC TV
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David Beckham is currently trying to launch his own Major League Soccer team in Miami and hinted he might turn out for them, adding:

There's never been a player-owner but maybe?

– David Beckham, 'Into The Unknown', BBC TV