David Beckham was a completely unremarkable boy who was born into a London family of an amateur football player.
Thanks to the youth program, which was launched by Alex Ferguson, in 1991 Beckham got an opportunity to prove himself.
He managed to impress the Manchester United coaching staff, and after 3 years (in 1994), he began playing for the Preston team, playing as a rented legionnaire.
They started talking about Beckham after the goal he scored with a corner kick. Upon returning to the home team, David, along with other young players, became the main player of Manchester United in the season 95/96.
It should be noted that no one placed special hopes on the young charges of Sir Alex Ferguson.
It was a big mistake, because in his debut match, Beckham scored the first goal. Throughout the season, Manchester United, which sold and rented out its players, was gaining points.
As a result, it got the champion title and the FA Cup victory. His participation in the following seasons was no less successful. Thus, we have the following results from David:
- won 6 championships;
- won 2 cups;
- got a place in the main lineup of the England national team.
Fame doesn’t always equals admiration. Despite his achievements, this footballer had limited playing qualities.
All the negative aspects were overshadowed by his ability to make a high cross with excellent precision. It is very difficult to do it after doing your best 90 minutes of a match. Players need to save energy for this.
Beckham ended his 13-year career in the national team as a captain with a record 115 games. As for the goals:
- he scored 17 goals himself;
- he assisted for 31 goals.
As a result, his team scored 222 goals. Looking at the statistics, we see that David was directly related to every 5th goal scored.
This is an incredible result, as the English team has never been famous for having players capable of making good assists.
He had no less achievements in his club career. By the way, the thematic resources have not only the football scores of Manchester United of those times, but also makes it possible to see the results of today’s matches.
The popularity of the player made him an excellent model, because people were ready to buy everything that David Beckham has anything to do with.
After Manchester, he went to America to become the star of the MLS ad campaign. He also played in the Los Angeles Galaxy.