Sven: Beckham is a 'fantastic footballer and person'

He is a fantastic footballer and a fantastic person. All over the world you say 'David Beckham' and people know who that is.

– Former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson

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David Beckham to retire

David Beckham said he will retire from professional football at the end of the season. He said: "I feel now is the right time to finish my career, playing at the highest level."