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David Beckham will not retire from international football after this summer’s World Cup and has set his sights on winning 100 caps for England.

Beckham is on 86 caps currently, but he is looking to coninue his international career under Sven Goran Eriksson’s successor.

“I want to play keep playing for England and get as many caps as possible,” Beckham said.

“If I’m involved in the Euro 2008 qualifiers, I’ll go over the 100-caps mark which will be nice. I’m not counting it down but it is a goal I want to reach.

“I want to go on from there, though. I don’t just want to reach 100 and say OK I’ll retire now. I want more and more.

“I’m not sure I’ll ever get to Peter Shilton’s record of 125 but you never know. I don’t want to finish before Euro 2008, and I’d love to go on to the 2010 World Cup but I don’t think that will happen because I’ll be 35 by then.”

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