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Beckham was forced to perform a sexual act on himself while looking at a picture of former United star Clayton Blackmore whereas in comparison Mata is likely to sing a song

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David Beckham sent off for PSG - just six minutes after coming on as a substitute

Leonardo has called the decision 'unfair'

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When David Cameron said in a radio interview that he did not use Twitter because “too many twits might make a twat”, at least he had the excuse that he did not know what the word meant. It was explained to him afterwards by his press secretary Gabby Bertin, and he duly apologised.

The star’s decision comes following our report into a delay in realising his wages pledge

David Beckham will pass PSG wages to Paris children’s charity

The Independent had pointed out that there had been no public follow-up on the promise to donate the former England captain's wages to chairt

PSG midfielder David Beckham keen on grassroots FA role

Former captain wants to help discover next generation

David Beckham: Former England captain has indicated he would like to stay on at PSG

Mystery surrounds David Beckham's wages pledge as Paris children's charities are left waiting by PSG

Former England captain joined the French league leaders in January

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Beckham with PSG's main man, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, during Tuesday's training session

Barcelona v PSG: Carlo Ancelotti keeps faith in David Beckham for Champions League test

The tie is level at 2-2 after the first leg

Mario Balotelli strips during City’s 6-1 win at United last season

Sir Alex Ferguson claims 6-1 defeat will motivate Manchester United

Manchester City visit Old Trafford tonight

David Beckham goes past Xavi and Lionel Messi in Paris

PSG boss Carlo Ancelotti: I was not forced to start David Beckham against Barcelona

Ancelotti denies suggestions he was forced to start the former England captain

David Beckham goes past Xavi and Lionel Messi in Paris

PSG midfielder David Beckham looks at ease on his Champions League return - next up, the Nou Camp

Midfielder hadn't played Champions League quarter-final for nine years but didn't look out of place and clearly loved the occasion against Barcelona

Barcelona's goalkeeper Victor Valdes is unable to react to PSG midfielder Blaise Matuidi's defelcted shot

PSG must sustain high tempo at Nou Camp against Barcelona says Carlo Ancelotti

The French side recorded a 2-2 draw in Paris

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