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Nemesis Simeone pays tribute to Man Utd legend Beckham

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has paid tribute to David Beckham following the England legend's retirement.

Former Manchester United midfielder announced his retirement yesterday.

"He has been a great professional, an extraordinary player and I wish him all the best," said Simeone, who helped Beckham get sent off in the 1998 World Cup.

"He will have success in whatever he does because he is a very capable and intelligent guy."

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