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Former Manchester United midfielder David Beckham speaks with ex-teammate Gary Neville about his retirement.
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But it's still recognizable football on the planet has called time in his career that at bats we're tough football by the Wednesday and again. But -- titles in all different kinds. It's terrific and Manchester United's youth team in 1991. And each has one of his teammates from the outside to break the news of his retirement team. Gary Neville met David Beckham in Paris this morning. You've just announced your retirement why now. I think over the years when I've -- players it's a -- You know when you awesome about it though exciting. They eat you know when you're ready. And I think I know and I'm -- you know I think I'm ready. Obviously. Is it difficult decision because I still feel I can play at the top level. And still have done for the last six months. But I always. You know basically said to myself I wanna go out of the top. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And finishing -- this. You know I would have probably said actually no chance. I was given an opportunity to come to pitch -- And I just feel now race. Is that on. Think -- you know. I think -- you know I loved the game so much you know how much we love the game and I just feel that. I'm not. And -- if she is the right time I believe is the right time. File away Silva couldn't stable that's the problem with the when that moment culminated in. Probably -- Messi was running -- And that hunger is not. When he left field. Actually done or not he's not just I just feel a bit. I've been so lucky for a career I just feel that. You know it fat Duff played for the Cubs -- plate -- of the players -- played we've won there. Trophies of one. You know playing in the MLS last year. Winning the championship. And they come to pitch game -- it differently here. I think case you know. This is a good way to go out you've always go out on -- high every will be nice to literally -- Madrid. And the less Celek Alex alas it is that is that important to what happened the last few weeks with PS see that you've you've gone out as a winner. I think it's six every athlete's dream every football history to go out on the top. You know on top full bowl winning a trophy you know it doesn't happen. That often about. You know been blockade of two and a -- on it we've on the late when -- left. My left Madrid we will on the lake like I said late in the Galaxy you know didn't. Two years it wouldn't championship and an Aussie coming in winning the lake. It's not -- he's not to go out you know I think people look back and you know. It's written -- simple yeah leaving as a champion. I think that's why I think it's the right time. How do you most remembered. As a football player has a personal with us when to use everything you've achieved. There's so many people -- -- well -- I'm -- I was wrong he -- -- to see me is. As hard work people or not someone that's passionate about the game someone every Thomas stepped on the pitch. I've given everything I have. Because that's that's how I feel. Coming to games. At the end of my career that's I look back and and hope people see me. -- I think over the years it's been. You know might my life in my mind Korea. People -- he -- success and all the things have gone on throughout my career and I think. I'm sometimes -- overshadowed. Walked out on the pitch a lot of achieved on the pitch. And that's as much as I say that that doesn't suddenly of course it does you know I'm I'm into the I'm awful or -- the just played some of these cups in the -- played with some of the best players in the world played under the someone of that piece and -- manages. Then and achieved. Almost everything in football. And I think. Of course has -- people no question it I think about things and succumbed to the end of my career now and look back and say. You know I've I've achieved everything with every club -- played full plate from a country on and shifting times. Been runner up twice. Well the idea. It's. Two amazing football is. I'm I'm very proud of them.