Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 24 April 2014

The ten best sports press conferences

David Beckham
Following the 2006 World Cup - and yet another missed opportunity by England to lift the greatest trophy of them all - David Beckham announced he would be stepping down as captain. Unfurling a piece of paper to make his statement, Beckham struggled to get his words out as he described the hurt the players were feeling at being knocked out of the tournament. "I have lived the dream, I'm extremely proud to have worn the armband," he said. Then, as Beckham walked away, the normally baying press broke out in an impromptu round of applause.

After Tiger Woods' effort we take a look other highly charged press conferences in sport.

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