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In photos: David Beckham celebrates last match with an ashtray

by | 19th, May 2013

Soccer - Ligue 1 - Paris Saint Germain v Stade Brestois - Parc de Princes

PARIS Saint-Germain’s milked every last ounce from being the club for which David Beckham has played his last professional football match. But as the world looked at Becks, we looked at the Ligue One Trophy. No big ears on this monstrosity, just a silvery ball sat on a plinth within a hexagon inside a wheel. It looks not a lot unlike one of the ashtrays that used to sit on the tables at London’s Quaglinos bar and eatery in the 1990s.

Moments of confusion surely even for such a seasoned trophy holder as Becks. Was he meant to hold it aloft of sit back and spit olive stones into it?

That such an powerful moment in Beckham’s

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