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Beckham, David Robert Joseph

Born: 1975 AD
Currently alive, at 43 years of age.
3.6 (71.38%) 116 votes

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.

3.6 (71.38%) 116 votes