Real Madrid boss Florentino Perez says David Beckham will lapse to a bar as an central ambassador, nonetheless a former England captain’s stay has nonetheless to endorse an appointment.
Beckham spent 4 years as a Madrid actor from 2003 to 2007, also personification for Manchester United, Preston North End, LA Galaxy, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain during an shining personification career.
Since retirement he has remained tighten to a game, and MLS commissioner Don Garber pronounced this week he was assured that a consortium headed by Beckham would launch an MLS bar in Miami after this year.
There has also been conjecture that Beckham could lapse to a Bernabeu in an off-pitch role, with his agents denying a story final October that he had concluded to be an central bar ambassador.
However, Madrid boss Florentino Perez told Fox Deportes that he spoke with Beckham while in Miami for final month’s International Champions Cup Clasico opposite Barcelona, and an ambassadorial position was tighten to being confirmed.
“The good players are those who have given us this good picture of a bar given 2000,” Perez said. “These players like [Luis] Figo, [Zinedine] Zidane, Ronaldo and Beckham, who we have only seen here and was gay to see him again. They sojourn a ambassadors, Zidane as coach, Ronaldo Nazario, Roberto Carlos. And now David Beckham too is going to join adult with us as an ambassador.”
Beckham’s government did not immediately respond to ESPN FC’s ask for comment.
Both Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos are concerned during a Bernabeu in grave promotional jobs, with a latter operative frequently as a commentator on Real Madrid TV.
Former striker Raul Gonzalez has also returned to a bar this summer in an as nonetheless uncertain backroom role, carrying spent a prior 18 months as La Liga’s Country Manager for a United States.
And Zidane spent a series of years in a credentials during a club, before he was allocated as manager of a Castilla girl group in Jun 2014. The Frenchman afterwards took over a initial group in Jan 2016, and has given won 6 trophies, including back-to-back Champions Leagues and a 2016-17 La Liga title.
Dermot Corrigan is a Madrid-based football author who covers La Liga and a Spain inhabitant group for ESPN FC. Follow him on Twitter @dermotmcorrigan