David Beckham Shows Support For Remain Vote In EU Referendum

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David Beckham backs Remain vote in EU referendum

Former Manchester United football legend, David Beckham has come out in support of Britain remaining in the European Union, days ahead of the referendum.

The ex-footballer and UNICEF ambassador has urged people to vote to remain in the European Union, saying the UK should be “facing the problems of the world together and not alone”.

The 41-year-old also explained that although his experience playing across Europe instilled in him the importance of a “vibrant and connected world”, Britain will always be “great” whatever the result of Thursday’s referendum.

“We live in a vibrant and connected world where together as a [sic] people we are strong. For our children and their children we should be facing the problems of the world together and not alone.

“For these reasons I am voting to Remain,” he said.

The UK will vote on whether to remain in the EU or to leave on Thursday.

I’m passionate about my country and whatever the result of Thursday’s referendum, we will always be Great. Each side has the right to their opinion and that should always be respected whatever the outcome of the European Referendum. I played my best years at my boyhood club, Manchester United. I grew up with a core group of young British players that included Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and the Neville Brothers. Added to that was an experienced group of older British players such as Gary Pallister, Steve Bruce and Paul Ince. Now that team might have gone on to win trophies but we were a better and more successful team because of a Danish goalkeeper, Peter Schmeichel, the leadership of an Irishman Roy Keane and the skill of a Frenchman in Eric Cantona. I was also privileged to play and live in Madrid, Milan and Paris with teammates from all around Europe and the world. Those great European cities and their passionate fans welcomed me and my family and gave us the opportunity to enjoy their unique and inspiring cultures and people. We live in a vibrant and connected world where together as a people we are strong. For our children and their children we should be facing the problems of the world together and not alone. For these reasons I am voting to Remain

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Mr Beckham – who represented England 115 times and won a host of trophies playing for Manchester United before spells at Real Madrid and LA Galaxy – wrote on Facebook that he respected those who supported Brexit but believed the UK’s future was best served remaining in the EU.

His words: I’m passionate about my country and whatever the result of Thursday’s referendum, we will always be Great. Each side has the right to their opinion and that should always be respected whatever the outcome of the European Referendum.

I played my best years at my boyhood club, Manchester United. I grew up with a core group of young British players that included Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and the Neville Brothers. Added to that was an experienced group of older British players such as Gary Pallister, Steve Bruce and Paul Ince.

Now that team might have gone on to win trophies but we were a better and more successful team because of a Danish goalkeeper, Peter Schmeichel, the leadership of an Irishman Roy Keane and the skill of a Frenchman in Eric Cantona.

I was also privileged to play and live in Madrid, Milan and Paris with teammates from all around Europe and the world. Those great European cities and their passionate fans welcomed me and my family and gave us the opportunity to enjoy their unique and inspiring cultures and people.

We live in a vibrant and connected world where together as a people we are strong. For our children and their children we should be facing the problems of the world together and not alone.

For these reasons I am voting to Remain

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