Growing up…Born 2nd May 1975. As a child, he regularly playedfoot-ball. "At school whenever the teachers asked,What do you want to do when youre older? Id say, Iwant to be a footballer. And theyd say, No, what doyou really want to do, for a job? But that was the onlything I ever wanted to do.”
His parentsHis parents were fanatical Manchester Unitedsupporters who frequently traveled fromLondon to Old Trafford to attend the teamshome matches. David inherited his parents loveof Manchester United…
Manchester UtdHis career began with Manchester United. He made hisfirst-team debut in 1992 aged 17. With United,Beckham won the Premier League title six times, the FACup twice and the UEFA Champions League in 1999.
England - National teams• Between 1992 and 93 heplayed in the EnglandUnder 18’s National team• Between 1994 and 1996 heplayed in the EnglandUnder 21’s National team• Between 1996 and 2009,he played in the Englandnational team
England Captain• He was England Captain between November2000 and 2006. He led by example. In a matchin Greece 2001, his curling free-kick putEngland into the 2002 World Cup finals…
Overseas…He played four seasons with Real Madrid,winning the La Liga championship in his finalseason with the club. In July 2007, Beckhamsigned a five-year contract with the MajorLeague Soccer club “Los Angeles Galaxy”. Whilea Galaxy player, he spent two loan spells in Italywith AC Milan in 2009 and 2010.
AchievementsBeckham has twice been runner-up for FIFAWorld Player of the Year & in 2004 was theworlds highest-paid footballer. Beckham was thefirst British footballer to play 100 ChampionsLeague matches. In 2007 he was the highest paidplayer salary in the leagues history.
• He is married to Victoria Beckham.• Brooklyn Joseph Beckham: Born in 1999 in London.• Romeo James Beckham: Born in 2002 in London.• Cruz David Beckham: Born in 2005 in Madrid, Spain.• Harper Seven Beckham: Born in 2011 in LA, California.Family
Trivia…• David owns soccer academies in London and in Los Angeles. Hashis own aftershave scent called “David Beckham Instinct”.• Victoria was a member of the “Spice Girls” and was known as"Posh Spice”. She was a dancer and composer.• In 2009, the couples joint wealth was estimated at £125 mill.• Beckingham Palace!
Accessories…The Beckham’s earn vast sums of money throughsales of Boots, jackets, underwear, perfume etc.
RetirementHe retired from Football on Saturday 18th May 2013. Inhis final match, he will wear special boots designed byhim. The boots have the colour’s of the Union Jack andfeature the names of his four children as well as thenumbers from his playing career: 7, 23 and 32.