May 17th, 2013
01:05 PM ET

David Beckham says goodbye to soccer

Soccer phenom David Beckham announced Thursday that he is retiring from the game that has seen him win championships in multiple leagues and netted him millions of dollars from endorsements and a salary that some estimate to be about $200,000 a week.

End it like Beckham: Global superstar David Beckham to retire

His decision to leave will, no doubt, lower his take home but don't cry for him.

Erin Burnett talks about what's keep him a kept man even in retirement.

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