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David Beckham is considering playing professional soccer again

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David Beckham's second act as an H&M model just might not be doing it for him. In an upcoming BBC documentary about his life, the soccer star revealed that he's considering coming out of retirement to play soccer again because he had "a tough time" adjusting to life outside athletics.

Since the 39-year-old officially ended his career, he's been working on launching a Major League Soccer team in Miami. Perhaps that's where he would start his comeback tour. "There's never been a player-owner," Beckham hinted, "but maybe?"

He added: "Now I go to watch a basketball game and, when you are watching athletes play at the top of their game, for me it gives me that itch again and I want to be back in the game then and I start thinking to myself 'Could I play again? Could I go back? Could I come out of retirement and start playing again?'" Here's to hoping he scratches that itch.