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David Beckham Facts
Interesting and Fun Facts About David Beckham

David Beckham Facts

David Beckham Facts start with his birth place on May 2, 1975 in Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom.

Height: 6' 0" (1.83 m)

Weight: 165 lb (75 kg)

Spouse: Victoria Beckham (m. 1999)

Children: Brooklyn Joseph Beckham, Romeo James Beckham, Harper Seven Beckham, Cruz David Beckham

Siblings: Joanne Louise Beckham, Lynne Georgina Beckham

Parents: Sandra Georgina West, David Edward Alan Beckham

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David Beckham Facts ABOUT his life and his career.

  • David Beckham name is recognized in every part of the world. Beckham is associated with being a great soccer player, worldwide sex symbol, and it doesn't hurt to be married to former Spice Girl, Victoria.
  • David Beckham's full name is David Robert Joseph Beckham.
  • David Beckham was born on May 2nd, 1975.
  • Funny and interesting fact about David Beckham's first car, was that it was an old Ford Escort.
  • Best men at David Beckham's wedding was Gary Neville, who was also his teammate from Manchester United days.
  • David Beckham won the Bobby Charlton soccer skills award at only 12 years old. The prize was a 2 week trip to train with FC Barcelona.
  • Facts about David Beckham continue with his marriage to Victoria Adams in July 1999. Victoria was part of the popular band "Spice Girls" and is well known as Posh in the band.
  • Another interesting fact about David Beckham is his playing position always being in the midfield for all of his clubs.
  • David Beckham's debut for Manchester United came on April 2nd, 1995 against Leeds United, after almost 4 years with the club. His debut came mostly because of injuries suffered by the starting players.
  • Fun fact about David Beckham is that the movie "Bend It Like Beckham" was made in honor of David Beckham's skill to bend the ball with his famous kicks.
  • Interesting fact about David Beckham is his famous halfway line goal against Wimbledon, during the 1996/97 season with Manchester United.
  • David Beckham fun facts continue with his first red card coming in the 1998 World Cup second round against Argentina. He blatantly kicked Diego Simeone, earning him a straight red card and the blame for England's early exit from 1998 World Cup.
  • Most interesting and fun David Beckham fact goes back to 1999 Uefa Champions League overtime win against Bayern Munich. Manchester United was down 1-0 throughout the game, but than they stunned Bayern Munchen with two late goals in 3 minutes of stoppage time. Beckham took both corners to set up Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the most surprising come back in soccer history.
  • David Beckham was an excellent distance runner as a kid.
  • Funny David Beckham fact is that his first career at Manchester United was dressing up as a mascot against West Ham. He was 12 years old at the time.
  • Beckham soccer facts continue by mentioning that his first number for Manchester United was #10, than he switched to #7 after Eric Cantona left the club.
  • Interesting fact about David Beckham was the fact that he finished runner up for the prized World Footballer of the Year twice, in 2000 and 2001.
  • David Beckham has a wax statue made of him displayed at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, in London. The exhibit recreates his dramatic free kick goal against Greece in qualifying for 2002 World Cup.
  • David Beckham said that he will continue playing for England as long as he is wanted on the team.
  • David Beckham is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
  • David Beckham owns a soccer academy in Los Angeles.
  • With his goal against Ecuador during the 2006 World Cup, David Beckham became the first English player to score in three different World Cups.
  • More than quarter-million LA Galaxy David Beckham jerseys were sold even before Beckham put pen to paper and joined the team. He received a 5 year deal worth $250 million in July of 2007.
  • David and Victoria purchased a home in Beverly Hills for $22 million. Their neighbors include Jay Leno and Tom Cruise.
  • David's business manager is Simon Fuller of "American Idol". I found this to be a surprising and funny David Beckham fact.
  • David Beckham has Ornithophobia, more commonly known as a "fear of birds", making this another funny David Beckham fact.
  • David Beckham proposed to Victoria with a $65,000 three carat diamond ring. Victoria returned the favor by giving him an $80,000 engagement band.
  • David Beckham is a very close friend of actor Tom Cruise.

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