Superstar footballer David Beckham is set to hang up his boots at the end of the season.
SportsMail reports that the footballer has played his last game, despite the offer of an extended one-year deal at Paris St-Germain.
Beckham said: “If you had told me as a young boy I would have played for and won trophies with my boyhood club Manchester United, proudly captained and played for my country over one hundred times and lined up for some of the biggest clubs in the world, I would have told you it was a fantasy. I’m fortunate to have realised those dreams.”
“To this day, one of my proudest achievements is captaining my country.”
“I knew every time I wore the Three Lions shirt, I was not only following in a long line of great players, I was also representing every fan that cared passionately about their country.”
“I’m honoured to represent England both on and off the pitch … I want to thank all my team-mates, the great managers that I had the pleasure of learning from. I also want to thank the fans who have all supported me and given me the strength to succeed.”
The 38-year-old signed on for a five-month deal at Paris St-Germain in January, choosing to donate all of his salary to charity.
He joined Manchester United as a 14-year-old and made 398 appearances, winning six Premier League titles. He later moved to Real Madrid in 2003 before switching to the US with LA Galaxy.
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