May 16, 2013 11:53 am
Updated: May 16, 2013 12:18 pm

Gallery: Best of David Beckham – one of the most photographed sports icons ever

No longer will we see reactions like these: A combination of three pictures shows the English midfielder celebrating after scoring (from left) against Colombia during the 1998 World Cup in France, against Argentina in 2002 during the World Cup in Japan and against Ecuador in 2006 during the World Cup in Germany. Beckham was the first English footballer to score in three different Football World Cups.

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TORONTO – Pro soccer player and underwear model extraordinaire David Beckham announced Thursday he will retire at the end of the season.

The 38-year-old became a superstar since starting his career at Manchester United, and recently won a league title in a fourth country with Paris Saint-Germain.

For soccer and Beckham-body fans alike, we’ve compiled a gallery capturing important / shirtless moments on the field.

Check out the gallery below – there won’t be moments like these again.

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