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Beckham: I'm Still Available for England

  • ESPN FC, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:53 PM

Speaking ahead of Paris St. Germain’s UEFA Champions League first-leg clash with La Liga giant Barcelona in Paris, midfielder David Beckham -- the last Englishman left in the competition -- reminded national team coach Roy Hodgson that he’s still available for selection.

Beckham, 37, has not played for England since coming on as a substitute against Belarus in 2009, when he earned his 115th cap.

"One of the reasons why I've never retired from the England team is because if there's ever an opportunity to play for them again, then I'm available,” the former LA Galaxy, Real Madrid and Manchester United player said in an interview with CNN World Sport. “If there is any chance of me ever playing for my country again, I would never turn that down. Like I said, I'm almost 38 years old so the chances are very slight, but you never know."

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