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David Beckham hailed as 'incredible' by Sir Alex Ferguson

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Ferguson & Beckham shared a special relationship. (©GettyImages)
Ferguson & Beckham shared a special relationship. (©GettyImages).

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has come out with a glowing testament for former Manchester United player David Beckham. 

Beckham, who like Ferguson has decided to call time on his illustrious career, became the only Englishman to win four different league titles with Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy and PSG.

Beckham played what seemed to be his last match for PSG last night and was substituted amongst emotional scenes as he waved goodbye to all his fans. 

Along with the number of decorations he has received the former England captain is also England’s most capped outfield player ever with 115 caps.

Beckham’s retirement comes shortly after Ferguson and Paul Scholes announced their retirement from the game providing a triple blow for Manchester United fans across the world.

Ferguson has now paid tribute to his former player and joked about the multiple retirement declarations. 

"It’s catching fire - these retirements," Sir Alex told manutd.com.

"He’s had a great career, David, and it’s amazing how he has from every sort of different way reinvented himself. Going to America, many thought it was the end of his career but he came back played for England, Milan and PSG.

"The one thing he always had was fantastic stamina. As a young boy, he had the best stamina in the club. All the figures in terms of endurance that we used to do, he was always ahead of everyone else."

United sold Beckham to Real Madrid after the manager and Beckham had a falling out but have since patched up their differences. 

With the world of football about to lose one of it most recognizable faces one hopes that the footballing community soon discovers another talent like David Beckham to fill in the void left by the departure of this colossal figure.


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