LONDON - David Beckham plans to see out
the final year of his Los Angeles Galaxy contract and still
believes he has an England future at the age of 35.
In a interview shown on British television, the midfielder
added that he would not have any more loan deals after two
spells at AC Milan, where an ankle injury in the second stint
forced him out of the reckoning for a place at the World Cup in
Beckham's Galaxy contract runs out next year and although
there is the option next month of buying out the final 12
months of his deal, he said he was content to stay until 2011.
"I'm definitely going to be here (in Los Angeles) for the
rest of my contract," the former Manchester United player said.
"My sons go to school here, we're all happy living here, so I
can't see us moving."
Turning to his England prospects, he underlined that he had
no plans to call time on his 115-cap international career
despite manager Fabio Capello suggesting after the World Cup
that he was too old to play for his country.
"Of course I would always love to be available for my
country. Everyone knows how passionate I have been for my
country over the years so I would love to continue to play.
"Whether I do or not, that is obviously down to the manager
and obviously down to myself to perform.
"The future is for the young players as we have to think
about the (2012) Euros but no one player is out."
Beckham, who left Real Madrid for Galaxy in 2007, scored
for the LA club in the 2-1 win over FC Dallas on Sunday that
earned them their second successive Western Conference and the
Supporters' Shield for MLS's top point-scoring team.
They now begin their playoff campaign against Seattle
Sounders on Sunday.
In the last two seasons, Beckham has returned to Europe for
loan spells with Milan to maintain his fitness levels.
He suffered an Achilles tendon injury during his second
loan spell in March and only returned to action for the Galaxy
Milan said in July that he would not be returning for a
third stint and Beckham now believes that he is unlikely to go
out on loan again when the MLS playoffs finish in November.
"I would love to say that I'd be able to but with the
injury that I've had you have to give it a certain amount of
rest," he added.
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