David Beckham: 5 Career Options for LA Galaxy Star When He Hangs Up His Boots

David Beckham's 20-year football career has been punctuated by remarkable comebacks and a staunch resilience that demonstrates you can never count the former Man United and Real Madrid man out.But time is the enemy of all athletes, and even Becks can't keep playing forever.Despite being handed a coaching role in England's World Cup 2010 set-up—after injury ruled him out of the squad—Beckham has been clear that professional football management is not in his future.And he hardly seems likely to follow his old friend Gary Neville into punditry.So with the two most obvious career options for ex-footballers seemingly out of the question, what should David Beckham do once he finally hangs up his boots?Begin Slideshow
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Three Reasons Why David Beckham Still Has the Magic Touch

His old Manchester United teammate Ryan Giggs may have beat him to a coveted Olympic spot, but David Beckham has never been one to accept defeat tamely.Twenty years into his remarkable career, Beckham is showing he still has the magic touch. Here are three key reasons why:1. Resilience Fabio Capello knows it, Steve McClaren knows it and Alexi Lalas knows it, and judging by some vitriolic comments in the blogosphere, Stuart Pearce is well on his way to finding it out.You count David Beckham out at your own peril.  Beckham is a man who always seems to find triumph in adversity. We all remember Beckham's ultra-professional response to his public demonizsation following his sending-off at France '98. That was just the beginning of a long career marked by astonishing resurgences.  At 37, he still has the uncanny knack of responding to failure with renewed determination. Controversially left out of Stuart Pearce's Team GB Olympic squad, Beckham promptly produced three magnificent goals over two games for LA Galaxy.   2. First Touch  Watching England players at Euro 2012 react to the ball like it was a lit bomb bowling towards them inspired a certain nostalgic respect for Beckham's sure first touch. It may be ...
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Vancouver Whitecaps Sign Scotland International Kenny Miller

MLS team Vancouver Whitecaps unveiled the signing of Kenny Miller on July 16. The arrival of the Scottish international striker completes a dramatic midseason roster shake-up after the club unexpectedly traded striker Sebastien Le Toux to New York Red Bulls and playmaker Davide Chiumiento to FC Zurich. Miller, 32, will be the Whitecaps' third designated player, joining striker Eric Hassli and fellow Scotsman, midfielder Barry Robson. There are hopes the ambitious signing will help soothe tensions with Hassli, who was reportedly unhappy with Chiumiento's departure, according to Vancouver newspaper The Province.  Miller was signed from Premier League-bound Cardiff City but is probably best known from his days as a goal machine for Wolverhampton Wolves from 2001 to 2006 and Glasgow Rangers from 2008 to 2011.  Whitecaps head coach Martin Rennie said in a club press release: “We’re delighted to bring an experienced striker like Kenny to our club.  He has been a proven goalscorer with big clubs in Scotland and played in the England Premier League. His speed, energy, and work rate will be a valuable asset to our club, as we look to have a strong second half of the season in MLS.”  Miller is expected to make his ...
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