Laurent Koscielny ensured Arsenal of a place in the Champions League qualifiers with the only goal in a tight encounter at Newcastle
Beckham had a r.foot like a L.foot - it was a sweet, sexy type, made a beautiful sound when he hit the ball! Energy,precision passing,goalsFrom @rioferdy5 on Twitter:
3 greats are bowing out of the game today...the Boss, Scholesy + Carragher...thanks for the memories.From @rioferdy5 on Twitter:
This is going to be a nightmare day! Had 3 texts so far this morning and I've emotionally gone already!From @themichaelowen on Twitter:
Feel bit disoriented by rush of player retirements - Carragher, Beckham, Scholes, P Neville, Owen. All players I've admired for long timeFrom @OllieHolt22 on Twitter:
Former England player and manager Kevin Keegan does not believe David Beckham will go into coaching after deciding to end his playing career.
– Former England player and manager Kevin Keegan.
I don't really see that is where he's going to go.
Keegan sees Beckham taking up some sort of ambassadorial role, whether it be with the Football Association or with a club.
If you are talking about being around there, a little like Bobby Charlton has done at Man United I suppose, yes, definitely there's a role there (he could do).
Retiring midfielder David Beckham declared tonight's match at the Parc des Princes "couldn't have been any more perfect" after captaining Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain and leaving the pitch in tears in what appeared to be the final match of his decorated career.
"Tonight was a nice way to go out - in front of my own fans, in front of a capacity crowd that were excited because we've won the league," Beckham told Sky Sports News.
"To go out like I did tonight couldn't have been any more perfect."
Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber is facing another lengthy lay-off after suffering a second rupture of his cruciate ligaments as he fought his way back from an injury first suffered in December.
The Germany international had returned to training after initially tearing the cruciate in his right knee against Borussia Dortmund in December last year.