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Beckham's England - Standing down
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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