David Beckham Staying in L.A., Doesn't Want to Move Family

Celebrity News Jan. 3, 2012 AT 12:19PM
David Beckham Staying in L.A., Doesn't Want to Move Family Credit: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

David Beckham said no merci to Paris!

The 36-year-old soccer star is staying with the Los Angeles Galaxy after turning down a chance to join Paris Saint-Germain, the French club said Tuesday, as excerpted by ESPN.

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Following weeks of negotiations, Victoria Beckham's hubby ultimately decided he didn't want to relocate his family from the United States. (David and Victoria, 37, welcomed baby Harper in July and are also parents to sons Brooklyn, 12, Romeo, 8, and Cruz, 6.)

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PSG President Nasser al-Khelaifi said the team was "a little disappointed. But both sides agreed it would be better that we not do the deal... Maybe in the future."

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According to ESPN, David will try to finalize a new, rolling one-year contract this week with the Galaxy, which was paying him an annual base salary of $6.5 million.

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