Beckham, David

Beckham, David

(David Robert Joseph Beckham), 1975–, English soccer player known especially for the power and accuracy of his free kicks. After beginning to play on the Manchester United youth squad in 1991, he joined its regular team in 1993, debuted in his first professional game in 1995, and became the team's regular right midfielder in 1996. Also that year he was first named to England's national team, ultimately becoming (2001–06) team captain. He was vital to United team's six league championships and other accomplishments while on the team. Tall, handsome, and married (1999) to pop star Victoria Adams ("Posh Spice" of the Spice Girls singing group), Beckham became one of Britain's most recognizable celebrities. In 2003 he joined Spain's Real Madrid team, where he was an effective and popular player. He then played with the Los Angeles Galaxy (2007–12), winning league championships (2011–12), Italy's AC Milan (2009–10, on loan from the Galaxy), and France's Paris Saint-Germain (2013).

Bibliography

See his Beckham: My World (2000), Beckham: Both Feet on the Ground (2003), and David Beckham: My Side (2003).

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Tried to rebuild, dropping David Beckham, David James and Sol Campbell, though he had to bring back the first two, which you can either interpret as being man enough to admit his mistakes or just bad decision-making in the first place.
Actor and playwright William Gaminara – Professor Leo Dalton in Silent Witness – has fashioned a social comedy that hits the back of the net time after time, from the gathering of the three incongruous ambassadors, David Beckham, David Cameron and Prince William, in a hotel room in Zurich as they try to win Fifa's vote to put on football's greatest tournament.
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The BBC authoritatively told us that the final presentation by the so-called Three Lions of David Beckham, David Cameron and Prince William was probably the final nudge the English bid needed.
ENGLAND SQUAD: David James, Joe Hart, Chris Kirkland, Wayne Bridge, Wes Brown, Ashley Cole, Rio Ferdinand, Phil Jagielka, Glen Johnson, John Terry, Stephen Warnock, David Wheater, Jonathan Woodgate, Gareth Barry, David Beckham, David Bentley, Joe Cole, Stewart Downing, Owen Hargreaves, Tom Huddlestone, Steven Gerrard, Jermaine Jenas, Frank Lampard, Theo Walcott, Ashley Young, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Dean Ashton, Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe, Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney.
Heskey has not played for his country since 2004 after being a stalwart in the early years of Sven-Goran Eriksson's reign, but he is back in the fold following in the boots of David Beckham, David James and Sol Campbell over the last few months.
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Footballers model the Umbro England away kits: From left, Michael Owen, David Beckham, David James, Katie Chapman and Rio Ferdinand
There is no value in awarding further caps to the likes of David Beckham, David James and Michael Owen ( their qualities are already known .
Even allowing for the fact that England were so poor in losing 2-1 in Stockholm and that they will be without David Beckham, David Batty and Paul Ince for the Bulgaria match at Wembley on October 10, it would come as a massive shock if they were to lose.