Speaking to Men's Health, the father-of-four - who recently signed a new two-year deal with LA Galaxy - spoke about his love of playing football.
"I never wanted to be famous," he told the magazine. "I was never interested in anything else apart from becoming a footballer."
At 36, Beckham admitted that he has had to change how he plays: "I know what my limits are, what I can achieve and which passes I can play. So that's been my game over the last few years. I have adapted to my age, different situations and the position that I'm playing in.
"I still love playing; I still love being part of a team. Right now I'm not even thinking about retiring."
The full interview and photoshoot appears in the March issue of Men's Health, on sale Monday, January 30.
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