1996 - August:Carling Premiership Player of the Month 1996 - Sky Sports/Panasonic Young Player of Year 1997 - PFA Young Player of the Year 1997 - Sir Matt Busby Award 1999 UEFA Best Midfielder 1999 - UEFA Most Valuable Player 2000 - World Footballer Of The Year (2nd Place) 2000 - Nation Football Awards Player Of The Year 2001 - ManUtd.com's Player of the Season 2000/01 2001 - Western Union Most Valuable Player 2000/01 2001 - Britain's Sportsman Of The Year 2001 2001 - BBC Sports Personality Of The Year 2001 - World Footballer Of The Year (2nd Place) 2001 - European Footballer Of The Year (4th Place) 2001 - Football365's Readers Player Of The Year 2003 - Order Of British Empire Honour 2003 - Named in Uefa.com's Team Of The Year
signed for United as a trainee on July 8, 1991 and was part of United's famous 1992 Youth Cup winning side. Beckham was first spotted by Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton and snatched up by United’s Youth system at the age of 16.
1992 David won his first honour with Manchester United when United’s youth side won the FA Youth Cup.
Scored the winning goal in the semi-final of the FA Cup against Chelsea.
1996-1997 It was the 1996/97 campaign that launched Beckham into super stardom. In the opening league game of the season he performed an unforgettable 60-yard lob over Wimbledon goalkeeper from inside his own half.
1998 included in squad for World Cup in France. He scored a fantastic free kick against Columbia.
In July 1999, David married Victoria Adams Premiership, FA Cup and European Cup victory. Beckham came second to Rivaldo in voting for both the World and European Player of the Year. He was also runner-up in the BBC Sports Personality
scored in three matches in a row early in the campaign. David proudly captained England for the first time in a friendly in Italy and then kept the armband for the friendly with Spain and the World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Finland, against whom he scored an important goal at Anfield, home of Liverpool FC.
The following seasons saw Beckham rise to new heights. 93 rd minute goal against Greece to send England to the World Cup Finals in Korea/Japan. Beat Germany 5-0 in qualifying round . Scored against Argentina. Break a toe bone in a Champions League match . He did just that and 'Captain Fantastic' led England to the Quarter finals only to be defeated by the eventual champions - Brazil.
2002-2003 Beckham went to Real Madrid for a fee of £25m. The Beckham and United love affair was at an end. 2003-2004 Beckham now starts a new chapter in his career with Real Madrid. Despite his new haircuts and his star status, he will not detract from his football for which he continues to tune and perfect.