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Beckham plays for free in Paris

David Beckham has signed for French football giants Paris Saint-Germain on a five-month contract. The 37-year-old revealed he will donate his entire salary to a Paris charity.

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Paris St Germain was one of Beckham's main options

David Beckham said he wanted "one last challenge" before ending his playing career. Paris St Germain was among his options:

  • Europe: Paris St Germain may have followed up interest they expressed in December last year. A return in Europe to the Premier League always appeared unlikely
  • Australia: Beckham's spokesman denied claims last year he may head Down Under. But Perth Glory and Melbourne Heart did express an interest
  • China: Over one billion people live in China and Beckham's marketing appeal could have grown even further if he headed to Asia
  • Stay in the United States: He has a wife and four children to take into consideration. So staying put could have made sense with a a cross-coast move to New York Red Bulls

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