Last bow for David Beckham

By Andy Rice 12 August 2010

England manager Fabio Capello was uncharacteristically blunt in sounding the death knell for David Beckham's international career. Capello said that the 35-year old midfielder was too old for the international game, and would play one more friendly for England to say goodbye to the fans. Beckham was praised by Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, who called him an incredible role model in sports. Read more: The Guardian and The Telegraph.



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