David Beckham was born 2 May 1975, one of the best English players in history. He retired from football in 2013, after a 20 year career, having played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team.
He is the first English player to win league titles in four countries: England, Spain, the United States and France. During his career he won 19 major trophies. He was famous for his range of passing, crossing ability and free-kicks, he was twice runner-up for FIFA World Player of the Year.
Let's see his stats by the teams he played for:
First chapter - Manchester United
He started his career at Manchester United when he signed in July 1991, Beckham was part of a group of young players, which turned out to be one of the best in United's history including Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville and Paul Scholes also known as the 'Class of '92'.
In the season 1994-95 he then went to Preston North End on short loan to get some first team experience. He impressed, scoring two goals in five appearances, one of them being scored directly from a corner kick.
Beckham returned to Manchester and finally made his Premier League debut for Manchester United on 2 April 1995, in a goal-less draw against Leeds United. From 1995-96 season he became an unquestionable starter, United manager Sir Alex Ferguson putting a great deal of confidence in him.
He played for United until the summer of 2003 and won 14 trophies with the Red Devils
- Premier League 1995/96, 1996/97, 1998/99, 1999/00, 2000/01, 2002/03
- Champions League 1998/99
- FA Cup 1995/96, 1998/99
- Community Shield 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
- Intercontinental Cup 1999
The complete stats of Beckham's Manchester United career:
Second chapter - Real Madrid
Before the 2003/2004 season Manchester United let him join reigning Spanish champions Real Madrid for €35 million on a four-year contract. Beckham became the latest signing in the Galácticos era of Real Madrid.
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