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Indian football powerbrokers seek Beckham playing talks

Manchester United and Real Madrid hero David Beckham is wanted by Indian football.

The Irish Sun says he is being lined up to play in a football version of the megabucks IPL cricket league, which signs stars from round the world.

Becks, 38, has been approached along with former England teammate Michael Owen and ex-Spain legend Raul.

The franchise-based league of eight teams with 25-man squads would run from January 14 to March 13. And experts said Becks could easily pocket £1million for two months' work. A source said: "Basically Becks can charge whatever he wants. What he would do for the league in terms of international interest and publicity is priceless."

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