Full name: David Robert Joseph Beckham Date of birth: 2 May, 1975 (age 32) Place of birth: Leytonstone, London, England , Height: 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Playing position: Right winger, Central midfielder
In 1997, Beckham started dating Victoria Adams, after she attended a Manchester United match. She was famously known as "Posh Spice" of the pop music group Spice Girls, one of the world's top pop groups at the time, and his team was also enjoying a great run of success. Therefore, their relationship instantly attracted a great deal of media attention. The couple were dubbed "Posh and Becks" by the media. He proposed to Victoria on 24 January 1998 in a restaurant in Cheshunt, England.
He married Adams at Luttrellstown Castle, Ireland on 4 July 1999, and her name changed to Victoria Beckham.
In 1999, the Beckhams purchased their most famous home, unofficially dubbed Beckingham Palace, near London. It is estimated to be worth $15 million dollars. David and Victoria have three sons: Brooklyn Joseph Beckham (born March 4, 1999 in London, England), Romeo James Beckham (born September 1, 2002 in London, England), and Cruz David Beckham (born February 20, 2005 in Madrid, Spain - contrary to popular opinion, Cruz is not named for family friend Tom Cruise, but is Spanish for "cross"). Both Brooklyn and Romeo's godfather is Elton John and godmother is Elizabeth Hurley.They have stated that they would like to have more children, especially a daughter
He regularly played football in Ridgeway Park, Chingford as a child
His mother's family is Jewish, and Beckham has referred to himself as "half Jewish“ and spoken of the influence the religion has had on him, although he is not known to practice Judaism or any other faith. In his book Both Feet on the Ground , he stated that growing up he always attended church with his parents and sisters
Beckham has many tattoos on his body, one of which is the name of his wife Victoria, written in Hindi, because Beckham thought it would be "tacky" to have it in English. The tattoo is misspelled, however, so the tattoo actually reads "Vhictoria" rather than "Victoria"