Category: 2-World


(So long and au revoir: an emotional David Beckham says goodbye to the fans at the Parc des Princes Photo: REUTERS)

"David Robert Joseph Beckham, OBE (born 2 May 1975) is a retired English footballer."

"David Beckham, skipper for the night, bade a tearful Parisian farewell on Saturday as the former England star made his final appearance at the Parc des Princes for Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint Germain before heading into retirement. "

"David Beckham played what is likely the final game of his storied 20-year career on Saturday and did so in the fashion fans..."

"Never a stranger to the big stage, David Beckham was finally overwhelmed and reduced to tears as he went out in a burst of fireworks ..."

"Professional soccer player David Beckham played for Manchester United, Real Madrid, and L.A. Galaxy."

"David Beckham's entire family arrived in Paris tonight as he was made captain for his last ever game as a professional footballer. "

"Britain's soccer superstar David Beckham once topped Winston Churchill as the face his countrymen wanted on their money."