Sunday, May 1, 2011

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David Robert Joseph Beckham(born 2 May is an English footballer who plays midfield for Los Angeles Galaxy in Major League Soccer having previously played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, and A.C. Milan, as well as the England national team, for whom he holds the all-time appearance record for an outfield player

Beckham's career began when he signed a professional contract with Manchester United, making his first-team debut in 1992 aged League in 1999He left Manchester United to sign for Real Madrid in 2003, where he remained for four seasons clinching the La Liga championship in his final season with the club In January 2007, it was announced that Beckham would leave Real Madrid for the Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy signing a five-year contract with them on 1 July 2007. While a Galaxy player, he spent two loan spells in Italy with Milan in 2009 and 2010.

In international football, Beckham made his England debut on 1 Septeber 1996, at the age of 21. He was made captain from 15 November 2000 until the 2006 World Cup finals,during which he played 58 times. He earned a much-publicised hundredth cap against France on 26 March 2008 and became the all-time outfield player appearance record holder on 28 March 2009 when he surpassed Bobby Moore's total of 108 caps With 115 career appearances to date he has stated that does not intend to retire from international football, having missed the 2010 World Cup through injury and not featuring in England manager Fabio Capello's post-World Cup plans

Beckham has twice been runner-up forWorld Player of the Year and in 2004 was the world's highest-paid footballer when taking into account salary and advertising deals Beckham was the first British footballer to play 100 Champions League matches He was most searched of all sports topics in both 2003 and 2004 With such global recognition he has become an elite advertising brand and a top fashion icon. joining the MLS in 2007 he was given the highest player salary in the league's history, with his playing contract with the Galaxy over the next three years being worth $6.5m per year

Beckham is married to former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham (née Adams The couple have three sons, are expecting a daughter, and currently reside in Beverly Hills, California.
1 Club career
1.1 Childhood and early career
1.2 Manchester United
1.3 Real Madrid
1.4 Los Angeles Galaxy
1.5 Loan to Milan
1.6 Return to Galaxy
1.7 Second loan spell at Milan
1.8 Second return to Galaxy
2 International career
2.1 International goals
3 Coaching career
4 Discipline
5 Honours
5.1 Club
5.2 International
5.3 Individual
5.3.1 Orders and special awards
6 Statistics
7 David Beckham Academy
8 Personal life
8.1 Affair claims
8.2 Legal issues
9 Fame beyond football
10 Charitable work
11 Appearances in films
11.1 Bend It Like Beckham
11.2 The Goal! Trilogy
12 Records
13 Tattoos
14 See also
15 References
15.1 Books
15.2 Internet
16 External links
Beckham was born at Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone, London, England He is the son of David Edward Alan "Ted" Beckham (b. Edmonton, London, July–September 1948), a kitchen fitter, and Sandra Georgina Beckham (née West) (b. 1949) (m. London Borough of Hackney, 1969) a hairdresser. He regularly played football in Ridgeway Park, Chingford, as a child, and attended Chase Lane Primary School and Chingford Foundation School. In a 2007 interview, Beckham said that, "At school whenever the teachers asked, 'What do you want to do when you're older?' I'd say, 'I want to be a footballer.' And they'd say, 'No, what do you really want to do, for a job?' But that was the only thing I ever wanted to do. Beckham's maternal grandfather was Jewishand Beckham has referred to himself as "half Jewish and wrote in his autobiography "I've probably had more contact with Judaism than with any other religion In his book Both Feet on the Ground, he stated that growing up he attended church every week with his parents and his older sister, Lynne Georgina and younger sister, Joanne Louise

His parents were fanatical Manchester United supporters who would frequently travel to Old Trafford from London to attend the team's home matches. David inherited his parents' love of Manchester United, and his main sporting passion was football. He attended one of Bobby Charlton's football schools in Manchester and won the chance to take part in a training session at FC Barcelona, as part of a talent competition. He played for a local youth team called the Ridgeway Rovers – coached by his father, Stuart Underwood and Steve Kirby. Beckham was a Manchester United mascot for a match against West Ham United in 1986. Young Beckham had trials with his local club Leyton Orient, Norwich City and attended Tottenham Hotspur's school of excellence. Tottenham Hotspur was the first club he played for. During a two-year period in which Beckham played for Brimsdown Rovers' youth team, he was named Under-15 Player of the Year in 1990 He also attended Bradenton Preparatory Academy, but signed schoolboy forms at Manchester United on his fourteenth birthday, and subsequently signed a Youth Training
Beckham was part of a group of young players at the club who guided the club to win the FA Youth Cup in May 1992, with Beckham scoring in the second legof the final against Crystal Palace. He made his first appearance for United's first-team that year, as a substitute in a League Cup match against Brighton & Hove Albion, and signed his first professional contract shortly afterwards. United reached the final of the Youth Cup again the following year, with Beckham playing in their defeat by Leeds United, and he won another medal in 1994 when the club's reserve team won their league, although he did not play in any first team games that season.