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The former Olympics minister Tessa Jowell has tweeted her tribute to former England captain David Beckham, who was a key figure in the successful bid for the 2012 Olympic games:
England manager Roy Hodgson said he hopes David Beckham resists the temptation to move away from football in retirement, and instead remains involved in the game:
Noel Gallagher tells Lucrezia Millarini that David Beckham should take up songwriting now he has announced his retirement from football.
The Essex County Football Association has tweeted a picture of a fresh-faced David Beckham's Essex Schools ID card:
FA chairman David Bernstein has paid tribute to David Beckham after the former England captain called time on his playing career:
The final match of David Beckham's career will be against French side Lorient on Sunday 26 May.
English League One side Leyton Orient took to Twitter to point out that they have no connection to the Ligue 1 outfit, after receiving "a few phone calls".
David Beckham is one of England's most decorated footballers, but things haven't always run smoothly.
Former team-mate Phil Neville and ex-England striker Gary Lineker have paid tribute to David Beckham who has announced his retirement:
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