Beckham reveals he suffers chronic asthma woes

December 3, 2009
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Renowned for his fitness, David Beckham revealed Thursday he has been dealing with asthma for several years.

The 34-year-old Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder, who will begin a second stint with AC Milan in January, was seen using an inhaler after the MLS Cup final.

"It's out there now," he said on the eve of the World Cup draw in Cape Town. "Sometimes I have good days and bad days. I've never hidden it but it's something I've had for a good few years ...

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