Beckham reportedly to miss World Cup

The Associated Press is reporting the following Sunday (March 14, 2010) afternoon:

A person familiar with the injury says David Beckham will miss the World Cup after tearing his left Achilles’ tendon while playing for AC Milan.

The person, speaking Sunday on condition of anonymity because an official announcement had not been made, said Beckham was certain to miss playing for England at this year’s tournament in South Africa.