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[VIDEO] David Beckham cries during last game of his career

Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com   |   May 19, 2013 at 11:53 PM
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David Beckham burst into tears after he was taken out of Paris St. Germain's 3-1 win over Brest 10 minutes before the end of the game, NESN reported Sunday.

The 38-year-old soccer superstar, who announced his retirement earlier this week, played the final game of his 22-year career on Saturday.

Both sets of fans, players and coaches stood up to applaud Beckham as he walked off the field for the last time in his playing career. He also received an emotional embrace from PSG manager Carlo Ancelotti.

“It’s been very special to finish my career here. It could not have been any more special," Beckham said after the game.

"I just feel that it’s the right time [to retire]. I feel that I’ve achieved everything that I could in my career. I wanted to go out as a champion. I’ve finished my career in a team that has treated me like I’ve been here for 10 years."

Beckham helped lead PSG to the 3-1 victory with an assist to Blaise Matuidi in the 31st minute of the game.

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