David Beckham to retire at season end

May 16, 2013
By Associated Press
LONDON -- David Beckham is retiring from soccer, ending a career in which he transcended the sport with forays into fashion and a marriage to a pop star that made him a global celebrity.

The 38-year-old former England captain, who recently won a league title in a fourth country with Paris Saint-Germain, said Thursday he will quit after the season.

"It's a good way to go out," Beckham said in Paris. "It's every athlete's dream, every footballer's dream to go out on the top -- ...

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