England football star urges Scots to stay 'united'

(AGI) London, Sept 15 - England footballer David Beckham hasjoined the campaign to persuade the Scots to vote to stay inthe United Kingdom in the independence referendum on Thursday.The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star recalled, inan open letter, that he was England captain, but he had feltthe same "passion" as a member of the British team thatpromoted London's candidacy for the 2012 Olympics, on behalf ofthe entire United Kingdom. "We worked together to bring thegreatest sporting event of them all to our nation," he said. . .

(AGI) London, Sept 15 - England footballer David Beckham hasjoined the campaign to persuade the Scots to vote to stay inthe United Kingdom in the independence referendum on Thursday.The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star recalled, inan open letter, that he was England captain, but he had feltthe same "passion" as a member of the British team thatpromoted London's candidacy for the 2012 Olympics, on behalf ofthe entire United Kingdom. "We worked together to bring thegreatest sporting event of them all to our nation," he said. . .