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02nd May 2015

Beckham at 40: His final tearful game

The long goodbye...

Nooruddean Choudry

As David Beckham saunters handsomely into his fourth decade, it’s hard to believe it’s been two whole years since he called time on a glittering professional career…

The former Manchester United player has admitted since that he’d do anything to play competitive football once more, but alas time and tide wait for no man.

His final game took place on May 18, 2013. It was a 3-1 victory for PSG against Brest, but the night is remembered for being Beckham’s swan song.

The England man was made captain for the night, was the game was temporarily stopped at 81 minutes when he was substituted to wholesome applause.

Here are the final few moments of David Beckham as a footballer. They are emotional, teary and a poignant milestone in the 40-year-old’s life…


David Beckham