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David Beckham Almost Turned Down AC Milan For Another European Giant

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David Beckham Almost Turned Down AC Milan For Another European Giant

David Beckham has revealed he was very close to joining Roma at one point during his playing career - and the main attraction was the opportunity to play alongside Francesco Totti.

Totti is preparing to hang up his boots this weekend after a long and illustrious one-club career spanning more than two decades, and former England skipper Beckham has gone out of his way to pay his respects to one of football's great modern day players.

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David Beckham
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These two in the same team. If only. Images: PA

The two players were opponents on several occasions during Beckham's playing days but little did we know they were almost team-mates.

During his stint with LA Galaxy, Beckham had two loan spells at AC Milan during the MLS off-season, but he could've opted for the Eternal City instead:

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Beckham and Totti in the same midfield?! All you'd need was Pirlo and Xabi Alonso in there next to them and George Best up-front and you'd have the most stylish football team of all-time.

If only, eh?

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Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Football, David Beckham, AS Roma, AC Milan, Francesco Totti

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