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Becks 'proud' to be China envoy

David Beckham has said he is "very proud and thankful" to be an ambassador for Chinese football. The Paris Saint-German veteran is in China for a five-day, three-city visit in his capacity as ambassador to the country's main league.

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Beckham 'proud' to be football ambassador for China

David Beckham shakes hands with Chinese primary school students after he arrives at an airport in Beijing. Credit: Reuters

David Beckham told a news conference in China: "I'm very proud to be an ambassador and help the game here from the very young ages up to the professional level.

"I'm very proud and thankful for this opportunity and I look forward to being part of this project."

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