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Pics :  David Beckham roped in for wildlife conservation

Retired soccer star David Beckham has been named an ambassador for Prince William's new wildlife charity. The 39-year-old sportsman joined the British royal to launch United for Wildlife, a campaign aimed at protecting animals from illegal poaching, reported Contactmusic. Wlliam, who serves as president of the organisation, said, "The illegal wildlife trade is responsible for the slaughter of tens of thousands of animals a year, pushing some of our most beloved species to the brink of extinction. The retired football ace is global name and has huge fan following world wide. His coming on board for noble cause and that too in wild life conservation would and war wage a fight against illegal poaching is bound to generate the curiosity and draw people’s attention to the need to conserve wildlife.