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Beckham's England - Standing down
David Beckham stands down as England captain

11 August 2006

An emotional Beckham tells the media in Germany he is standing down as captain. With Steve McClaren set to replace Sven-Goran Eriksson, there had been speculation the honour would be taken away from him in any case.

"I have lived the dream, I am extremely proud to have worn the armband and been captain of England and for that I will always be grateful," he said.

Beckham also vows not to retire from international football.

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