David Beckham Profile
David Beckham is an ex-professional footballer who was in the sport for 20 years. As well as being a great athlete, the 47-year-old, married to former Spice Girls star Victoria Beckham (Posh Spice), has done a lot of work for charities and worked as a model.
Beckham at Manchester United
Beckham started his football career at Manchester United and made his debut in 1992 at the age of 17 for the Red Devils; however, he was loaned out to Preston North End during the 94/95 season.
Following this loan spell, the Englishman cemented his place in the Man United team and became a key player for the club for around eight years until 2003. The right midfielder scored 85 goals and picked up 109 assists during this period (This includes the Premier League and the Champions League). He also started becoming famous for his great free-kick goals.
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His impressive performances under Sir Alex Ferguson saw him play for England, and he made his national debut for the Three Lions on 1st September 1996 at the age of 21. He was also England captain for six years, earning 58 caps, scoring 17 goals and assisting 42 goals during his national career. His last England appearance was in 2009.
Beckham moves to Real Madrid
Beckham played 385 times for Manchester United until 2003 and then sealed a huge transfer to Spanish giants Real Madrid. He continued to set the world alight at the Galacticos, where he played 159 times. During these appearances, he scored 20 goals and picked up 51 assists.
Beckham becomes marquee signing in the MLS
The Englishman wanted to try something new and moved to America to play for LA Galaxy in the MLS. He was a marquee signing and was still performing to a good level as he scored 20 goals and picked up 42 assists in 124 appearances.
Beckham ends his career at AC Milan and PSG
A year and a half after signing for LA Galaxy, the 33-year-old joined Italian giants AC Milan on loan twice. He scored twice and picked up nine assists and then ended his career at French giants Paris Saint-Germain. He played 14 times for the Ligue 1 side and picked up two assists.
David Beckham’s last football match
Beckham decided to retire from football in 2013 at the age of 38. The Englishman played the last match of his career on May 18, 2013, in a Ligue 1 tie for PSG against Brest where he was made captain.
Beckham’s total goals, assists and trophies won
During his football career, David Beckham played 715 times, scored 127 goals and picked up 213 assists. The right midfielder won 19 major trophies and featured 119 times for England. Six of these trophies were Premier League titles and one was a Champions League title.
Beckham’s connection with Salford City and Inter Miami CF
In 2022, Beckham part-owns English League Two club Salford City with some of the Manchester United “Class of ’92” stars (Gary Neville, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Philip Neville and Paul Scholes). He also co-owns MLS side Inter Miami CF with Jorge and Jose Mas.
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