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Becks named China soccer ambassador

March 4, 2013
By ESPN staff
David Beckham has been appointed as China's first global soccer ambassador in a bid to revive the game's image after it was rocked by a match-fixing scandal and an exodus of internationals from the country's Super League.

Beckham's role will include helping to bring the Chinese Super League (CSL) to the world stage, as well as raising the profile of the game in the country itself.

The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder said he was excited about the latest challenge in his career ...

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