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David Beckham Retires From One Of Football's Most Incredible Sporting Careers (PICTURES)

16/05/2013 15:42 BST

David Beckham has had one of the most colourful careers in football, redefining what it meant to be a superstar in the modern era.

From humble beginnings practicing his free kicks outside his home "until the sun went down" through to captaining England for six years.

Not forgetting Man Utd, Real Madrid, Los Angeles and a host of trophies along the way.

And that was just on the pitch...