England captain David Beckham has admitted that he is not interested in becoming a manager when he eventually hangs up his boots.
The 30-year-old Real Madrid player hopes to spend more time with his family and would also like to become more involved in youth coaching when he retires.
“It’s never interested me. I wouldn’t like to be a manager,” said Beckham.
“I love being a footballer – that’s my passion. Being a manager would not be a passion for me.”
Beckham told Sky Sports News he plans to invest time in his youth academy project, which has bases in London and Los Angeles.
“After football I’ve got my academies which I’ve just set up and feel strongly about,” Beckham added.
“It’s a very personal thing for me and I’m also a UNICEF ambassador, so that is going to be a big part of my life when I finish playing, and spending time with the kids and (wife) Victoria.”
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