Beckham arrives in China as soccer ambassador

David Beckham has arrived in China as an ambassador to help

develop young players as the country tries to clean up its soccer

image after a spate of corruption scandals.

The former England captain says he isn’t concerned about the

match-fixing scandals in China, with several players and officials

sentenced to prison.

Beckham also says he hasn’t ruled out playing professionally in

China someday.

Beckham is due to play an exhibition game in China in November,

five months after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires.

While considered to be close to retiring, Beckham says he would

consider playing on if he felt physically fit and mentally

engaged.