David Beckham retires from soccer

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

New York Times: David Beckham announced he will retire from soccer at season's end.

Beckham, 38, has played his final season for Paris St.-Germain, adding a French league championship to the ones he won in England with Manchester United, in Spain with Real Madrid and in the United States with the Los Angeles Galaxy. His achievements on the field and smart branding by his camp and the shoe company Adidas made him an icon of his generation and a household name everywhere the game is played.

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