It has finally happened. David Beckham’s time as a professional footballer has come to an end. Beckham has decided to retire from football after his short spell at PSG. The 38 year old has played on 6 different clubs but, most known for playing for Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Los Angeles Galaxy. Beckham had become an icon for footballers all over the world. He was most known for his deadly strike from free kicks. He has scored a total of 65 goals off free kicks alone. He has become such a well known face in the football world that if you asked a person to name some footballers, Beckham would be one of the few they would name. He is an inspiration to anyone who has ever had a dream and we all thank him for that. What’s next for David? Maybe a career in the movie business? Who knows but, we do know he will never be forgotten by all of the football fans of the world. Heres a clip of one of his most memorable free kicks in his lustrous career.
- End It Like Beckham (stoopsports.com)
- Beckham to Retire, Ending Riveting Soccer Journey – ABC News (abcnews.go.com)
- Superstar retires (cnn.com)
- David Beckham, Passing the Torch (the93rdminute.com)