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David Beckham became Paris St Germain's 400th player after coming off the bench in the 2-0 win over Marseille

David Beckham toasts Paris St Germain welcome after 'perfect debut' against Marseille

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Without incentive, British footballers have betrayed shocking insularity

David Beckham (left) might make his Paris St Germain debut against a Marseille side including fellow Englishman Joey Barton (right)

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TV satire shows the PSG star as the Pope - and persuading the president to get a tattoo

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David Beckham (C) poses presenting his new shirt flanked by PSG Qatari president Nasser Al-Khelaifi (L) and PSG sports director Leonardo

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Beckham will watch new team in action against Valencia

David Beckham (left) might make his Paris St Germain debut against a Marseille side including fellow Englishman Joey Barton (right)

David Beckham could make French debut against Joey Barton

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David Beckham could make PSG debut against Marseille

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