The President of FIFA Sepp Blatter has tweeted his tribute to 'iconic' David Beckham after he announced his retirement and wished the former England capital good luck:
David Beckham, one of the most iconic figures in global football is retiring from playing. It’s the end of a chapter of an amazing story.
David grew up as a football loving child & achieved his dreams, and unquestionably inspired millions of boys & girls to try & do the same
Whatever he chooses to do next I’m sure he’ll approach with the same dedication & good grace he displayed the last 21 years. Good Luck!
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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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