Fast Facts

  • Made his Premier League debut for Manchester United in 1995.
  • Became better known to American audiences through 2002 feature film Bend It Like Beckham.
  • Was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003.
  • Joined Real Madrid in 2003 for four seasons.
  • In 2007, signed a five-year deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy of the MLS, with a potential payoff of $250 million.
  • Was captain of the English national squad 59 times between 1996 and 2009.
  • Has served as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador.
  • Fans have created replicas of Beckham in Bangkok (as a gold statue in a Thai Buddhist temple) and in Tokyo (as a 10-foot chocolate statue).

Relationships

  • Romeo James Beckham — Son
  • Lynne — Sister
  • Sandra Beckham — Mother
  • Brooklyn Joseph Beckham — Son
  • Ted Beckham — Father
  • Victoria Beckham — Wife
  • Joanne — Sister
  • Cruz David Beckham — Son
  • Harper Seven Beckham — Daughter

Details

  • Birth Name: David Robert Joseph Beckham
  • Birth Place: Leytonstone, England
  • Birthday: May 2, 1975, Taurus
  • Profession: Soccer player
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