Beckham's passion for England 'as strong as ever'
MADRID, Aug 11 (Reuters) - David Beckham, dropped from the England squad by new manager Steve McClaren, said on Friday his passion to play for England remained as strong as ever.
In a statement through his agent Simon Oliveira, Beckham said: 'Having spoken to Steve McClaren this week I can fully understand that a new manager should want to make his mark on the team and build towards the next World Cup.
'I'm proud to have played for England for 10 years and my passion for representing my country remains as strong as ever.
'I'd like to wish the best of luck to John Terry and will offer him my complete support in the future'