David Beckham Endorses Luis Figo Ahead FIFA Elections

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Luis Figo‘s bid for FIFA presidency has gotten the support of his former Real Madrid teammate, David Beckham.

Figo is up against current president Sepp Blatter, as well as FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin al-Hussein and Dutch football association chairman Michael van Praag.

Ahead of Figo’s manifesto launch on Thursday, Beckham said in a statement to The Associated Press: “I welcome the candidacy of my friend Luis for FIFA president.”

“Any successful organisation needs to have good people who are passionate about the game and want to do the best for fans,” the former England captain added.

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