“The field would be a platform for progress.”
He added at a youth festival in Doha: “Dreams can come true. That’s why you’re here.
“You share Generation Amazing’s dual passion for the game of football and for making the world a more tolerant and inclusive place.”
It comes after comedian Joe Lycett offered to donate £10,000 of his own money to LGBTQ+ charities if David ended the sponsorship before the tournament started.
If not, he said he would livestream himself to shred the money along with Beckham’s “gay icon status”.
The 34-year-old appeared to stand behind his decision in a video shared on the same day as the opening match, but later revealed he donated the money instead.