17 Mar 2010

Beckham upbeat after surgery

6:05 am on 17 March 2010

David Beckham will spend one more day recuperating from achilles tendon surgery in Turku, the small Finnish seaport city turned international media circus.

Renowned surgeon Sakari Orava, who's been operating on the world's top athletes for 25 years, says Beckham was the perfect patient, upbeat about his surgery, and in no pain.

But he says it could be up to six months before Beckham can play again.