Currently alive, at 42 years of age.
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1975 – Born on the 2nd of May in Leytonstone, England. English football (soccer) midfielder.
1986 – He was a Manchester United’s mascot for a match against West Ham United.
1991 – Signed a contract as trainee under Manchester United.
1995-1996 – His league debut at age of nineteen.
– Began showing his expertise in free kick and shots and he concluded this year with a goal from midfield in a battle against Wimbledon.
1998 – In the FIFA World Cup, he played all of England’s qualifying matches and scored in several important victories.
– He was a part of the team to have won in the Premier League, FA Cup, and the Champions League.
– Got disqualified for the World Cup for a foul in the match between England and Argentina.
1999 – Married Victoria Adams of the Spice Girls in July 4th.
2000 – He was captain of the English national team, scored in three different FIFA World Cups, and played midfield for clubs in Manchester, England and Madrid, Spain.
2001 – He got recognized as BBC Personality of the Year.
2002 – Was able to play again in the World Cup.
– His name was used for the film "Bend it Like Beckham" which referred to his skills in soccer.
2003 – Became part of Queen Elizabeth II’s honors list and had been appointed as an Officer in The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
– Manchester United sold him to Real Madrid for 35 million euros as transfer fee. He signed the contract on the 17th of June.
– Officially presented as part of the Spanish team as squad number 23.
– Released the #1 International best-selling book, "Beckham – Both Feet on the Ground".
2006 – He played for England in the FIFA World Cup of Soccer.
2007 – Agreed to move to Los Angeles, to play for Los Angeles Galaxy team on a five year contract beginning on July 1st.
– Beckham played his final game for Real Madrid, winning a medal and celebrating with his friends Tom and Katie Cruse, who attended the game.