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16/05/2013 11:28 BST | Updated 16/05/2013 11:59 BST

David Beckham Retires: The Red Cards

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His caressed crosses and pinpoint free kicks will live long in the memory - but old Goldenballs wasn't averse to a red card, either.

Who can forget the casually-raised leg, somehow felling Argentina's Diego Simeone in 1998, leading to his vilification and eventual redemption before fans?

  • Beckham hangs up his boots

He's been sent off another eight times, including another dismissal for England against Austria, and a recent one for his last club, Paris St Germain.

Here's a reminder:

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