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David Beckham Thanks Fans for Support Following Injury

March 16, 2010 (6:05 am) GMT
David Beckham, who recently had a devastating injury, has thanked fans for their supports and told them that he 'hopes to make a swift and full recovery' so he can join join the World Cup.
David Beckham

Soccer superstar has thanked fans for their support after a devastating injury during a match on Sunday, March 14 wrecked his World Cup dream. The England international was carried from the pitch in tears after rupturing his Achilles' tendon during a game for AC Milan. He is currently on loan to the Italian club from his base at Los Angeles Galaxy.

The injury is almost certain to end Beckham's hopes of competing in his fourth successive World Cup tournament in South Africa in summer - and messages of support have poured in from shocked fans and fellow soccer stars.

In a message on his official website, a rep for the player writes, "David is on his way to Finland to see a specialist and have a scan on the injury. He is understandably upset but wants to thank everyone for their messages of support. He hopes to make a swift and full recovery."

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