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David Beckham Biography

Birth Name:
David Robert Joseph Beckham
Birth Place:
Leytonstone, England
Soccer player

Fast Facts

  • Made his Premier League debut for Manchester United in 1995
  • 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)
  • Named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 2015


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