Beckham hints at possible comeback

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...

Jun. 3, 2014 10:25 AM EDT

12 PHOTOS
David Beckham
See Gallery
Beckham hints at possible comeback
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: David Beckham and Victoria Beckham attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 05: David Beckham attends a press conference to announce plans to launch a new Major League Soccer franchise at PAMM Art Museum on February 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Larry Marano/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - MAY 6: Former Professional Soccer player, David Beckham, attends Game One of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 6, 2014 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 21: (CHINA OUT) David Beckham attends a television show taping at China Central Television on April 21, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 10: David Beckham is seen on April 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 22: David Beckham watches from an executive box with his son Cruz during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United at Boleyn Ground on March 22, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)
England football superstar David Beckham (C) carries a boy on his shoulders during a football game with children-survivors of super Typhoon-Haiyan at a school ground in Tanuan town, Leyte province, central Philippines on February 14, 2014, on the second day of his visit to the syper typhoon stricken province. Beckham who flew to the Philippines on February 13 to give comfort to survivors of the Asian country's deadliest ever typhoon, gamely played with a dozen children-survivors. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 05: David Beckham is seen on February 05, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Radcliffe/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
England football superstar David Beckham (L) plays football with children-survivors of super Typhoon-Haiyan at a school ground in Tanuan town, Leyte province, central Philippines on February 14, 2014, on the second day of his visit to the syper typhoon stricken province. Beckham who flew to the Philippines on February 13 to give comfort to survivors of the Asian country's deadliest ever typhoon, gamely played with a dozen children-survivors. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 09: Former footballer David Beckham (C) is seen with his children (L-R) Romeo, Brooklyn and Cruz during the QBE International match between England and Argentina at Twickenham Stadium on November 9, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images,)
HANGZHOU, CHINA - JUNE 22: David Beckham poses with young fans during his visit Hangzhou Huanglong Stadium on June 22, 2013 in Hangzhou, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE
SHOW CAPTION +
HIDE CAPTION


LONDON (AP) - David Beckham says he might come out of retirement and play soccer again.

The former England captain, who retired last year after a final stint at Paris Saint-Germain, said in a BBC documentary he had "a tough time" after hanging up his cleats and is tempted to come out of retirement.

The 39-year-old Beckham, who is trying to launch a Major League Soccer team and build a stadium in Miami, said "there's never been a player-owner, but maybe?"

Beckham traveled 800 miles into the Amazon rainforest for 12 days to make the documentary which will be broadcast on Monday.

Read Full Story

People are Reading