Soccer-Beckham looks to the future to help Chinese game (Reuters)

* “The past is the past,” says Beckham * Five injured as former player’s arrival triggers stampede (Adds stampede at Shanghai university) SHANGHAI, June 20 (Reuters) – David Beckham drew a line under China’s soccer history on Thursday, saying he hoped to inspire local children to get back into the sport. Appointed in March as a Chinese soccer ambassador shortly before the start of the new Super League season, the former England captain faces a tough task with local soccer still in a quagmire following a long line of graft issues. …

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