David Beckham has hinted he may resume his career by playing for the Major League Soccer team he is trying to launch in Miami, reports BBC Sport. The 39-year-old former England captain retired in May 2013 after a 20-year playing career, but on a BBC One documentary, Beckham said: "There's never been a player-owner but maybe?"

Beckham admitted he had "a tough time" after retiring as a player but has gone through "a stage of enjoying the rest" and is tempted to come out of retirement.

He said: "Now I go to watch a basketball game and, when you are watching athletes play at the top of their game, it gives me that itch again and I want to be back in the game and I start thinking to myself 'Could I play again? Could I go back? Could I come out of retirement and start playing again?'"

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