Beckham: 'There's never been a player-owner, but maybe?'

The English star hasn't ruled out suiting up for his tentative MLS franchise in Miami, saying he's had a "tough time" walking away from the sport.
Is there a chance we haven't seen the last of David Beckham on a Major League Soccer field?

Although Beckham's tentative expansion franchise in Miami won't begin play until 2017, at the earliest, the English star hasn't ruled out the possibility of suiting up for that team. Beckham, who retired in May 2013 after wrapping his career with a brief stint on Paris Saint-Germain, will be 41 years old when the 2017 MLS campaign kicks off.

"There's never been a player-owner," Beckham said on a new BBC documentary. "But maybe?"

Beckham, who spent six seasons with the LA Galaxy, left MLS as a player after winning his second-straight title in December 2012. But he said he has had a "tough time" adjusting to retirement from the sport.

MLS earlier this year announced that Beckham had exercised his contract option for an expansion team and chosen Miami, but the club's confirmation is pending a stadium deal.

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