Ambassador Beckham arrives in China

Former England skipper David Beckham has arrived in Beijing to begin his role as China's first global football ambassador.

The 37 year old will combine the job with playing for Paris Saint Germain, was met by a media scrum and thousands of fans at the start of his four-day visit.

Beckham will attend league matches in China and visit schools to promote the game at grassroots level.

Chinese football is working to recover from a match-fixing scandal that has seen several top officials, players and referees jailed or banned.

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