Beckham quits as England captain

DAVID Beckham has quit as England captain following their World Cup exit after five-and-a-half years at the helm.The Real Madrid star announced his decision barely 12 hours after England had been dumped out of the competition on penalties by Portugal.

DAVID Beckham has quit as England captain following their World Cup exit after five-and-a-half years at the helm.

The Real Madrid star announced his decision barely 12 hours after England had been dumped out of the competition on penalties by Portugal.

Beckham revealed it was "the most difficult decision of my career" and added he had taken it some time ago after consulting with his family.


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