Fun Facts About David Beckham


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Fun Facts About David Beckham

  1. 1. D a v i d B e c k h a m
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. David Beckham <ul><li>He is an English professional football (soccer) midfielder who plays for and captains Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy </li></ul><ul><li>He is also currently a member of the England national team </li></ul>
  4. 5. Club information: <ul><li>Current club: Los Angeles Galaxy </li></ul><ul><li>Number : 23 </li></ul>
  5. 6. Youth clubs: 1991–1993 Manchester United <ul><li>Senior clubs: </li></ul><ul><li>1993–2003 Manchester United </li></ul><ul><li>Preston North End (loan) </li></ul><ul><li>2003-2007 Real Madrid </li></ul><ul><li>2007 Los Angeles Galaxy </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>In 1997, Beckham started dating Victoria Adams, after she attended a Manchester United match. She was famously known as &quot;Posh Spice&quot; 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 &quot;Posh and Becks&quot; by the media. He proposed to Victoria on 24 January 1998 in a restaurant in Cheshunt, England. </li></ul><ul><li>He married Adams at Luttrellstown Castle, Ireland on 4 July 1999, and her name changed to Victoria Beckham. </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>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 &quot;cross&quot;). 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 </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>He has twice been runner-up for FIFA World Player of the Year , and as recently as 2004 was the world's highest-paid footballer. </li></ul><ul><li>He was Google's most searched of all sports topics in both 2003 and 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Beckham's career began when he signed a professional contract with Manchester United, making his first-team debut in 1992 aged 17 </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>National team: </li></ul><ul><li>1994–1996 England U21 </li></ul><ul><li>1996 England </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>He regularly played football in Ridgeway Park, Chingford as a child </li></ul><ul><li>His mother's family is Jewish, and Beckham has referred to himself as &quot;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 </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>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 &quot;tacky&quot; to have it in English. The tattoo is misspelled, however, so the tattoo actually reads &quot;Vhictoria&quot; rather than &quot;Victoria&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>The end </li></ul>