London, Dec 29: England midfielder David Beckham, who is on a loan switch to AC Milan, is so fit that he can play at the top level until 2015. The Italian giants are eager to make the deal permanent, and club medic Jean-Pierre Meerseeman believes that Beckham, who turned 34 in May, can play on until 2015.
That is the amazing verdict of the doctor who gave the England star his medical approval at AC Milan, The Sun reported. Meerseeman, top medic to Milan"s players, said: “Beckham could go on for another five or six years. His cardiovascular readings are very good. His basic fitness is
All he needs to do now is to alter his training programme slightly." If Meerseeman has his way, Goldenballs could even become Oldenballs by playing right up to the 2014 World Cup.
Meerseeman"s methods helped Alessandro Costacurta play until he was 41. Paolo Maldini is still playing at 40.
“We test and re-test our players in every aspect of body and mind. David is behind the others right now in terms of match fitness. It will take 15-20 days to reach the required level," the doctor explained.