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David Beckham

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Born
David Robert Joseph Beckham[1]

2 May 1975 (1975-05-02) (age 45)[1]
NationalityBritish
Occupation
OrganisationUNICEF, Malaria No More[2]
AgentSimon Fuller (XIX Entertainment)
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) [3]
Spouse(s)Victoria Beckham (m. 1999–present) «start: (1999-07-04)»"Marriage: Victoria Beckham to David Beckham" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/David_Beckham)
ChildrenJohn Halkyard
Parent(s)Ted and Sandra Beckham

Association football career
Playing positionMidfielder
Youth career
1985–1987Ridgeway Rovers
1987–1991Tottenham Hotspur
1989–1991Brimsdown Rovers
1991–1993Manchester United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1992–2003Manchester United265(62)
1994–1995Preston North End (loan)5(2)
2003–2007Real Madrid116(13)
2007–2012LA Galaxy98(18)
2009Milan (loan)18(2)
2010Milan (loan)11(0)
2013Paris Saint-Germain10(0)
Total523(97)
National team
1992–1993England U183(0)
1994–1996England U219(0)
1996–2009England115(17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Websitedavidbeckham.com

David Beckham (born 2 May 1975)[4] is an English retired association football player. The teams he played for were Manchester United, Real Madrid, Los Angeles Galaxy, Preston North End, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team.

Early life

David was born at Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone, London, He was son of Ted and Sandra Beckham.

Beckham's parents insisted that he finish his secondary school education before he could join a professional team but he chose to play football.[5]

History

He grew up in the Manchester football youth system along with Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt, Phil Neville,Gary Neville and Paul Scholes who all turned out to be famous footballers. Since his move from [[Manchester United F.C to Real Madrid, Spain in 2003, he has been the highest paid footballer in the world. In June 2003, Queen Elizabeth II gave Beckham an OBE. In January 2005, Beckham became a UNICEF ambassador. He retired from playing football at the end of the 2012/13 season. His most recent club was Paris Saint-Germain.

Teams

England

He played for England for 13 years. He was dropped from the England team after giving up his England captaincy. But regained his place in the England squad when Fabio Capello became the England manager.

Manchester United

From 1993 through 2003, he played for Manchester in England.

Real Madrid

After leaving Manchester United, he signed a four-year contract with Real Madrid which ended in June, 2007.

PSG

He played for Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 until the end of the 2012/13 season.

Personal life

Beckham's wife is singer Victoria Beckham. Some people call her Posh Spice because she was a member of the Spice Girls. The couple have three sons: Brooklyn Joseph Beckham (born 4 March 1999 in London), Romeo James Beckham (born 1 September 2002 in London), and Cruz David Beckham (born 20 February 2005 in Madrid, Spain), and a daughter Harper Beckham (born 2 July 2011). She is also the youngest member of the Beckham family.

Club career statistics

[6][7]

Club Season League League Cup League Cup Continental Other[Note 1] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Manchester United 1992–93 FA Premier League 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1993–94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Preston North End (loan) 1994–95 Third Division 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
Manchester United 1994–95 FA Premier League 4 0 2 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 10 1
1995–96 33 7 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 40 8
1996–97 36 8 2 1 0 0 10 2 1 1 49 12
1997–98 37 9 4 2 0 0 8 0 1 0 50 11
1998–99 34 6 7 1 1 0 12 2 1 0 55 9
1999–2000 31 6 0 0 12 2 5 0 48 8
2000–01 31 9 2 0 0 0 12 0 1 0 46 9
2001–02 28 11 1 0 0 0 13 5 1 0 43 16
2002–03 31 6 3 1 5 1 13 3 0 0 52 11
Manchester United total 265 62 24 6 12 1 83 15 10 1 394 85
Real Madrid 2003–04 La Liga 32 3 4 2 7 1 2 1 45 7
2004–05 30 4 0 0 8 0 0 0 38 4
2005–06 31 3 3 1 7 1 0 0 41 5
2006–07 23 3 2 1 6 0 0 0 31 4
Real Madrid total 116 13 9 4 28 2 2 1 155 20
Los Angeles Galaxy 2007 MLS 5 0 0 0 2 1 7 1
2008 25 5 0 0 0 0 25 5
Milan (loan) 2008–09 Serie A 18 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 20 2
Los Angeles Galaxy 2009 MLS 11 2 0 0 4 0 15 2
Milan (loan) 2009–10 Serie A 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 13 0
Milan total 29 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 33 2
Los Angeles Galaxy 2010 MLS 7 2 0 0 3 0 10 2
2011 26 2 0 0 4 0 30 2
2012 24 7 0 0 1 1 6 0 31 8
Los Angeles Galaxy total 98 18 0 0 1 1 19 1 118 20
Paris Saint-Germain 2012–13 Ligue 1 10 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 14 0
Career total 523 97 35 10 12 1 118 18 31 3 719 129

International career statistics

[8] [9]

England national team
YearAppsGoals
1996 3 0
1997 9 0
1998 8 1
1999 7 0
2000 10 0
2001 10 5
2002 9 3
2003 9 4
2004 12 2
2005 9 1
2006 8 1
2007 5 0
2008 8 0
2009 8 0
Total 115 17

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2003). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2003/2004. Harpenden: Queen Anne Press. p. 42. ISBN 978-1-85291-651-0 . 
  2. "Malaria No More". malarianomore.org.uk. http://www.malarianomore.org.uk/. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  3. Beckham, David (2002). David Beckham: My Side. HarperCollinsWillow. ISBN 978-0-00-715732-7 . 
  4. "David Beckham – Rise of a Footballer". h2g2 (Not Panicking). 19 August 2003. http://www.h2g2.com/approved_entry/A1138600. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  5. "David Beckham." (2009). Notable Sports Figures. Detroit: Gale Publishing. p. 113.
  6. "David Beckham". Stretfordend.co.uk. http://www.stretfordend.co.uk/playermenu/beckham.html. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  7. "David Beckham". MLSsoccer.com. http://www.mlssoccer.com/players/david-beckham. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  8. http://www.national-football-teams.com/v2/player.php?id=2233
  9. "David Robert Joseph Beckham - Century of International Appearances". http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/beckham-intl.html. 




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