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David Beckham
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Personal information
Full name David Robert Joseph Beckham
Date of birth May 2, 1975 (1975-05-02) (age 41)
Place of birth    Leytonstone, London, England England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth clubs


1991–1993
England Tottenham Hotspur
England Brimsdown Rovers
England Manchester United
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1993–2003
1995
2003–2007
2007–2012
2009
2010
2013
Total
England Manchester United
England → Preston North End (loan)
Flag of Spain Real Madrid
Flag of the United States LA Galaxy
Flag of Italy → Milan (loan)
Flag of Italy → Milan (loan)
Flag of France Paris Saint-Germain
265 0(62)
0000(2)
116 0(13)
098 0(18)
018 00(2)
011 00(0)
010 00(0)
523 0(97)   
National team
1992–1993
1994–1996
1996–2009
England England U18
England England U21
England England
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0000(0)
115 0(17)

David Robert Joseph Beckham (OBE), (born 2 May 1975) is an English former footballer. He has played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, Los Angeles Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team for which he holds the appearance record for an outfield player. He was the first English player to win league titles in four countries. He announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2012–13 Ligue 1 season on 16 May 2013 and, on 18 May 2013, played his final game of his storied 20-year career.

Beckham's professional career began with Manchester United, where he made his first-team debut in 1992 aged 17. With United, Beckham won the Premier League title six times, the FA Cup twice, and the UEFA Champions League in 1999. He then played four seasons with Real Madrid, winning the La Liga championship in his final season with the club. In July 2007 Beckham signed a five-year contract with Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy. While a Galaxy player, he spent two loan spells in Italy with AC Milan in 2009 and 2010. Beckham was the first British footballer to play 100 Champions League matches.

In international football, Beckham made his England debut on 1 September 1996, at the age of 21. He was captain for six years during which he played 58 times. He has 115 career appearances to date.

Beckham has twice been runner-up for FIFA World Player of the Year, and in 2004 he was named as one of the Top 125 greatest living footballers as part of FIFA's 100th anniversary celebration. In 2004 he was the world's highest-paid footballer when taking into account salary and advertising deals. When joining MLS in 2007 he was given the highest player salary in the league's history of US$6.5m per year. his wife has a big nose

He has been married to Victoria Beckham since 1999, and they have four children. In 2009, the couple's joint wealth was estimated at £125 million.

Club career

Early career

Manchester United

Preston North End (loan)

Real Madrid

Los Angeles Galaxy

Milan (loan)

Paris Saint-Germain

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David Beckham, playing his last match as a captain for Paris Saint-Germain

International career

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Career statistics

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Honours

Club

Manchester United
Real Madrid
Los Angeles Galaxy
Paris Saint-Germain

International

England

Individual

  • Premier League Player of the Month, August 1996
  • PFA Young Player of the Year, 1997
  • Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year, 1997
  • UEFA Club Footballer of the Year, 1999
  • UEFA Club Midfielder of the Year, 1999
  • Premier League 10 Seasons Awards, 1992/93-2001/02
  • Domestic and Overall Team of the Decade
  • Goal of the Decade (vs Wimbledon 17 August 1996)
  • BBC Sports Personality of the Year, 2001
  • FIFA 100
  • ESPY Award, Best Male Soccer Player, 2004
  • ESPY Award, Best MLS Player, 2008
  • English Football Hall of Fame, 2008
  • BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010

External links

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England – 1998 FIFA World Cup

1. Seaman 2. Campbell 3. Le Saux 4. Ince 5. Adams 6. Southgate 7. Beckham 8. Batty 9. Shearer 10. Sheringham 11. McManaman 12. Neville 13. Martyn 14. Anderton 15. Merson 16. Scholes 17. Lee 18. Keown 19. L. Ferdinand 20. Owen 21. R. Ferdinand 22. Flowers

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England – UEFA Euro 2000

1. Seaman 2. G. Neville 3. P. Neville 4. Campbell 5. Adams 6. Keown 7. Beckham 8. Scholes 9. Shearer 10. Owen 11. McManaman 12. Southgate 13. Martyn 14. Ince 15. Barry 16. Gerrard 17. Wise 18. Barmby 19. Heskey 20. Phillips 21. Fowler 22. Wright

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England – 2002 FIFA World Cup

1. Seaman 2. Mills 3. A. Cole 4. Sinclair 5. Ferdinand 6. Campbell 7. Beckham 8. Scholes 9. Fowler 10. Owen 11. Heskey 12. Brown 13. Martyn 14. Bridge 15. Keown 16. Southgate 17. Sheringham 18. Hargreaves 19. J. Cole 20. Vassell 21. Butt 22. James 23. Dyer

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England – UEFA Euro 2004

1. James 2. G. Neville 3. A. Cole 4. Gerrard 5. Terry 6. Campbell 7. Beckham 8. Scholes 9. Rooney 10. Owen 11. Lampard 12. Bridge 13. Robinson 14. P. Neville 15. King 16. Carragher 17. Butt 18. Hargreaves 19. J. Cole 20. Dyer 21. Heskey 22. Walker 23. Vassell

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England – 2006 FIFA World Cup - Quarter-finals

1. Robinson 2. Neville 3. A. Cole 4. Gerrard 5. Ferdinand 6. Terry 7. Beckham 8. Lampard 9. Rooney 10. Owen 11. J. Cole 12. Campbell 13. James 14. Bridge 15. Carragher 16. Hargreaves 17. Jenas 18. Carrick 19. Lennon 20. Downing 21. Crouch 22. Carson 23. Walcott

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