David Beckham

David Beckham’s England Career Is Over

A nation woke up Thursday confronted by the grim reality that David Beckham’s competitive England soccer career has come to an end. And the player himself found out at the same time as his loyal subjects.

Beckham and Donovan on England vs. USA

“The first game in a group is always a big game,” injured English star David Beckham told me just before the World Cup. “It kind of sets the tone for the tournament. The manager always says so— and I’ve played in a few tournaments now—they are always so ready for that first game.” And England’s first game in Group C of …