Beckham causes O's confusion

David Beckham's retirement has caused quite a stir across the football world - and also in the Leyton Orient ticket office.

Last Updated: 16/05/13 at 21:25

David Beckham: Not set for Orient curtain-call

David Beckham: Not set for Orient curtain-call

Former England skipper Beckham has announced he is hanging up his boots at the end of the season.

The 38-year-old's last game for Paris Saint-Germain, on May 26, will be against Ligue 1 side Lorient and not - as some fans seem to think - against League One Leyton Orient.

So the O's sent out a message on their official Twitter feed reading: "Already had a few phone calls but to clear things up Beckham's last game is against FC Lorient not us."

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