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David Beckham praised for bid effort

Updated: September 26, 2010, 3:57 PM ET
Associated Press

MACOYA, Trinidad -- CONCACAF president Jack Warner praised David Beckham's role with the England bid to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup, saying he adds a "lot of weight" to the chances of staging the event for the second time.

The former England captain brought his star quality and David Beckham Academy to Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday, coaching about 200 youngsters at Marvin Lee Stadium to fulfill a long-standing commitment to Warner.

Beckham's visit was also intended to secure crucial ...

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