David Beckham was born in May 1975 in Leytonstone, London, as a middle child between two sisters. With his noticeable talents at a young age, it wasn’t long before he caught the eyes of Manchester United team officials. Leading to him playing for the team’s training division at the age of 16 and becoming a full-time starter only four years later in 1995.
In 1997, Beckham met Victoria Adams, also known as ‘Posh Spice,’ of the Spice Girls and her now with her fashion label, together they have four children with the names Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper.
1999 was one of his highlight years at Man U, as Beckham led the team to the Premier League title, the FA Cup championship and the Champions League title. In 2003 he made his La Liga debut with Real Madrid, where he stayed for four years before announcing his decision to move across the Atlantic on a five-year deal with Los Angeles Galaxy, during his final years at Galaxy he won back to back two MLS Cup trophies. At the end of his contract, he signed a deal with Paris Saint-Germain bringing him back to European football, following his title win with the French club in 2013 he announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 38.
The next year Beckham announced his plans to expand the Major League Soccer franchise to Miami, with his new team Inter Miami CF which is set to join the MLS in 2020.
Internationally, Beckham played for the English national team for 13 years. Making 3 World Cup appearances and a total of 115 international games played, more than any other non-goalie English player.
Never standing still, David Beckham has been heavily involved in numerous charity work, most notably as an ambassador for UNICEF UK with a focus on children and sports development. He also continues to make headlines with his style and strong connection to the fashion industry.