That could just as easily have been the headline in any of the ‘when will he retire?’ stories which flooded the world’s media this weekend. As it is, we are no closer to knowing when the ageing free kick expert will finally close his global publicity machine, sorry, ‘hang up his boots’. Here’s a selection of the stories.
I'm not retiring after the World Cup
I'll continue playing after the World Cup
I may play on after the World Cup, says Beckham
David Beckham to continue playing for England after South Africa
England's David Beckham to continue playing after World Cup 2010
Beckham to quit "to finish GCSEs"
When will it end?