David Beckham Injured: Will Torn Achilles Tendon End His Career
David Beckham Was Seriously Injured During While Playing For AC Milan, Ending His Bid To Play at the 2010 World Cup. Will His Achilles Tendon Injury Force David Beckham to Retire?
David Beckham was injured while playing for AC Milan and will miss the 2010 World Cup. The former England captain tore his left Achilles tendon during a match against Chievo, ending his dream of becoming the first English player to compete in four World Cups.
In addition, Beckham may not play this season for the Los Angeles Galaxy of the MLS.
With minutes left in the game, Beckham reached for his left heel in agony as he had the ball. Beckham then gestured to the sideline that he was hurt. Beckham went to the sideline in agony.
Club doctors said David Beckham will fly to Finland for treatment.
Beckham Injury Ends World Cup Dream
The David Beckham injury is a blow to the English 2010 World Cup squad. Although he has largely been relegated to the bench, Beckham still provides veteran leadership.
The news is also a blow for the sport as Beckham is one of the most famous athletes on earth. Even TMZ reported on the David Beckham injury.
Will David Beckham Retire?
The David Beckham injury ended his international career. But will Beckham return to club football? There is speculation that it may take as long as a year for David Beckham to recover from his injury.
If that's the case, the 34-year-old may call it quits.
When a 34-year-old sportsman suffers an injury such as this, the thought is not about making swift comebacks. The thought is about whether he will play again and, in Beckham’s case, whether, with his England career over, the prospect of returning to Major League Soccer to play for the Los Angeles Galaxy is incentive enough to drive him through what may to be a long and painful rehabilitation.