THE news David Beckham has retired from football has prompted bookies Coral to offer odds on what Becks will do in the future, making him just 4-1 to appear on Reality TV.
Beckham is 5-2 to be knighted this year and 16-1 to become England manager in the future. He is considered only marginally more likely to become Manchester United manager at 25-1 then to stand as an MP (33-1) but Coral don't expect him to become Prime Minister in the future as this is priced at 500-1.
Coral spokesman Simon Clare said: “David Beckham's football career appeared to be never-ending but now finally punters can start to speculate on what the future holds for England's most famous footballer.
“Already we have taken bets at 4-1 on Beckham appearing on Reality TV and one punter has put £100 at 16-1 on him replacing Gary Lineker on Match Of The Day.
Odd on David Beckham's Future
5-2 To be knighted in 2013
4-1 To make an appearance in a terrestrial TV reality show (Celebrity Big Brother, Strictly Come Dancing, I’m a Celebrity)
8-1 To manage in the Premier League at any point
10-1 To make an appearance in an advert for any major UK betting company by the end of 2014
16-1 To manage England’s first team at any point
16-1 To replace Michel Platini as president of UEFA
16-1 To have his own chat show on British terrestrial TV
16-1 To replace Gary Lineker as host of MOTD
20-1 To play in a Premier League match
25-1 To manage Manchester United’s first team
33-1 To stand as an MP in a General Election
50-1 To replace Jeff Stelling as host of Gillette Soccer Saturday
80-1 To replace Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA
200-1 To win an Oscar
500-1 To be elected as Prime Minister of United Kingdom