Tuesday, 3rd June, 2014

Former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder David Beckham has hinted at a return to football with the Major League Soccer team that he is preparing to launch.

Beckham retired from football in 2013 after a brief spell with French outfit Paris Saint-Germain.

In his 20-year long career, Beckham has scored 129 goals in 719 club appearances and has also added a total of 17 international goals to his name.

The 39-year-old, who was part of Los Angeles Galaxy between 2007 and 2012, is launching his own MLS expansion team, which will start operating in 2016 or 2017, depending on a stadium to be built.


"There's never been a player-owner but maybe?" Beckham told the BBC.

The former England international admits missing on-field action and hopes that he can return back to "playing again".

"Now I go to watch a basketball game and, when you are watching athletes play at the top of their game, it gives me that itch again and I want to be back in the game.

"I start thinking to myself 'Could I play again? Could I go back? Could I come out of retirement and start playing again?"

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