Friday, February 3, 2012

David Beckham

One of the world's most recognizable athlete, David Beckham plays as midfielder for the Major League Soccer team LA Galaxy. He previously played for La Liga's Real Madrid, being one of the "Galacticos" players. He also played for Manchester United, AC Milan, and the English national team. He recently led his team to the MLS Championship.

He is married to pop star Victoria Spice, whom he had four children. 

Born: May 2, 1975, in Leytonstone, London, England
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 158 lbs 

Notable Achievements:
  • Debuted on international side at age 21, playing for England 
  • Became captain of the England squad in 2000, until World Cup 2006
  • highest paid footballer in 2004
  • twice runner-up as FIFA Footballer of the Year 
  • UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador 
  • won league titles in 3 different countries

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