LA Galaxy's Beckham joins England World Cup bid
David Beckham, who's LA Galaxy were eliminated from the play off race this season at the weekend, has been appointed as a vice-president for England's 2018 World Cup bid as the country begins its quest to stage the tournament in ten years' time. Ex-England international John Barnes has joined David as vice-president.
Beckham said, "I'm proud to be part of the FA's 2018 World Cup bid and will do everything I can to help bring the tournament to England. I was able to play my part in the successful London 2012 Olympic bid and throughout my career have witnessed the difference sport makes to people's lives, all over the world."
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