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Beckham's son Romeo 'joins Arsenal's youth academy'

David Beckham's ten year-old son, Romeo, has reportedly joined Arsenal's youth academy on a development contract.

The youngster is a fan of the north London side and hopes to follow in the footsteps of his old man by becoming a professional footballer.

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Romeo Beckham (far right) with his dad David and brothers Brooklyn and Cruz. Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

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Call royal baby David, says Beckham

David Beckham believes the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be "amazing" parents and has helped out the couple by suggesting a name for the new royal arrival.

"David's pretty good ... if it's a boy of course, " he recommended

David Beckham said pal William is an "unbelievable gentleman" Credit: Gouhier-Guibbaud-JMP/ABACA

The football star struck up a friendship with William when the pair joined forces to lobby for London's Olympic bid in 2007.

In an interview with Sky News, Beckham said: "They're going to be amazing parents because they are so loving towards children.

"We've seen William grow from that young boy into an unbelievable gentleman. And that as a father is really important."

Read: Royal baby sparks surreal media circus outside London hospital

David Beckham's career celebrated through Lego

David Beckham's distinguished football career has been celebrated using Lego pieces.

The Lego animation has accumulated nearly 250,000 views on YouTube.

The 38-year-old announced his retirement from Football back in May, after making 718 professional appearances and winning 14 pieces of major silverware during a 19-year playing career.

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David Beckham arrives in China as football ambassador

David Beckham has arrived in China for a week-long trip, as the country's first global football ambassador - posting a photograph of his arrival on Facebook.

In March, China named the former England captain as its ambassador for the country's football league in a bid to revive the game's image, which has been hit by a match-fixing scandal and an exodus of international stalwarts.

David Beckham posted a photograph of himself on his Facebook page as he arrived in China. Credit: Facebook/David Beckham

In his new role, Beckham is expected to help bring the Chinese Super League (CSL) to the world stage and promote the game in the world's most populous country.

Beckham's second trip to China this year will see him observe games, attend training sessions and take part in charitable events in Beijing and the eastern cities of Shanghai and Hangzhou, his PR company said.

His wife Victoria is expected to join him over the weekend, when the two will attend a charity event.


Emotional Beckham retires after winning home game

An emotional David Beckham has finished his last home game as his team Paris Saint-Germain beat Stade Brestois 3-1.

The entire Parc des Prince stadium rose to applaud and cheer Beckham before the team gathered around to embrace him as he retired from football.

Paris Saint-Germain's David Beckham (right) comes under pressure from Stade Brestois' Abel Khaled. Credit: PA Wire

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Family turn up to support Beckham in final home game

Retiring midfielder David Beckham's family has turned up to support him in his final home game, captaining Paris Saint-Germain.

Beckham announced his retirement midweek with coach Carlo Ancelotti confirming he would play in tonight's final match at the Parc des Princes this season.

Victoria beckham in the stands with daughter Harper Beckham. Credit: PA Wire
Victoria Beckham's mum Sandra (left) and sister Joanne in the stands. Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

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