Beckham has no plans to retire despite new China role

David Beckham, on tour in China in his new role as an ambassador to the country's football league, has said he plans to keep on playing professionally when his contract with Paris Saint-Germain runs out at the end of the season.

Speaking during an interview on Chinese football programme Soccer Night, the 37-year-old said he has no retirement plans but is looking forward to educating the country's parents and children in his new capacity.

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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.