David Beckham said it was a "difficult decision" to retire from football and he "thinks" he has made the right decision.
"I feel now is the right time... I think," he told Sky Sports News.
"It's a difficult decision because I still feel I can play at the top level. I'll always feel I can do more, that's the problem."
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Former England captain David Beckham announced today that he will retire from football at the end of the season.
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