David Beckham's Emotional Farewell

World famous soccer player retires after successful career.
2:07 | 05/19/13

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In america, he may be best known as an underwear model and the husband of posh spice. David beckham is also a brilliant soccer player a player whose career winding down. Abc's jeffery couffman has his story. This was it. After three decades of professional soccer, david beckham played his final game. In paris. Last night. He went out with cheers and tears. His own. A lot of them. I expected to have them a little bit. But, you know, it was hard. You try to fight it back. It's always difficult. Reporter: Amongst the 40,000 fans, his wife victoria, former spice girl, posh spice, and their kids. They don't shine brighter than beckham. He came to the usa to raise the profile of soccer. He's much more than just a great player. He's a celebrity with appeal well beyond the soccer field. That's posh and becks as guests at the royal wedding in 2011. There was in london last year lighting the olympic torch. He's best remembered for those steamy ads selling armani underwear. Hello to the supporters. Always happy. And he's very beautiful. Reporter: Beckham is hanging up his soccer boots. Don't expect him to disappear. Already reports buying a major league soccer club in the southeast. One location being called for that beckham team, miami. Dan and bianna. All right. This is because she knows her husband is watching.

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