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Beckham targets big year for China

March 20, 2013
By ESPN staff

Former England captain David Beckham says it will be a 'significant year' for China as he begins his role as the country's first global football ambassador.

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Beckham, 37, arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for a four-day visit during which he will visit local schools and travel to games in the Chinese league to promote the sport to one of the world's most populous ...

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