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David Beckham OBE (born 2 May 1975)
David Beckham is a former British footballer who rose to fame while playing for Manchester United.

Net worth: David Beckham has a net worth of $300 million according to the International Business Times (2013).

Football career: When he was 16, David Beckham signed to play for Manchester United alongside Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville and Paul Scholes. He became officially professional two years later. He took a break from the team to play for Preston North End, but soon returned in 1995. Beckham cemented himself as Man U's right-sided midfielder and by 1996, he was recognised everywhere having scored an impressive goal against Wimbledon. The following year, he took over Eric Cantona's number 7 T-shirt. In the early 2000s, he and manager Alex Ferguson struggled to find common ground. Ferguson eventually fined Beckham for taking time off to care for his sick son Brooklyn, despite his wife apparently being able to look after him instead. Between 2000 and 2001, United became the first team ever to land three Premier League titles consecutively, due to Beckham's dedication to the sport. The team missed out on a title in 2002 after he broke his foot during a match against Deportivo La Coruña. In 2003, he had to get stitches near his eye when Ferguson launched a boot at his face. Despite tensions in the team, however, they still performed well and Beckham landed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. That year he also transferred to Spanish team Real Madrid, though he was forced to drop his famous number 7 for a number 23. In 2007, he signed with American team LA Galaxy, but was briefly loaned to Milan in 2009 for the first of two temporary stints he would take with that team. In 2013, he signed a 5-month contract with Paris Saint-Germain, before retiring later that year. His last match saw him don a pair of special Union Jack boots bearing the names of his wife and children. Among his other business ventures are the David Beckham Academy football school which ran between 2005 and 2009, various charity work and underwear modelling.

Personal life: David Beckham was born in London. His parents are hairdresser Sandra Georgina and kitchen fitter Ted Beckham. He has enjoyed football since he was a child, playing in a youth team and developing a love for Manchester United. He went to school at Chingford Foundation School. In 1999, he married Spice Girls star Victoria Adams (now just known as Victoria Beckham) and the pair have four children: Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper Seven. In 2004, rumours emerged in the media that Beckham was having an affair with his ex-assistant Rebecca Loos, with model Sarah Marbeck also making similar claims. He denied both stories. He struggles with obsessive compulsive disorder in regards to even numbers and straight lines.



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David Beckham spotted at SoulCycle

David Beckham - David Beckham spotted at SoulCycle at Brentwood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 25th July 2015

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2015 Wimbledon Tennis Championships - Day 9 - Celebrity Sightings

David Beckham and Romeo Beckham - 2015 Wimbledon Tennis Championships - Day 9 - Celebrity Sightings at All England tennis, Wimbledon - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 8th July 2015

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David Beckham at the opening of the 'Breitling Boutique'

David Beckham - David Beckham at the opening of the 'Breitling Boutique' on Calle Serrano in Madrid - Madrid, Spain - Wednesday 3rd June 2015

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Spice Girls Reunite (And Add A New Member) At David Beckham's Birthday Bash


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The Spice Girls are back together! Ok, that was misleading. By “are” I mean “were” and by “together” I mean “in the same room, taking pictures for a couple of hours”. Also, there were only four of them. But other than that...

Posh, Sporty, Baby and Ginger reunited at David Beckham’s glamorous birthday party on Saturday, in Marrakech, Morocco. It was the presence of Geri Halliwell, Melanie Chisholm and Emma Bunton that really spiced up the party, though. 

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David Beckham 40th birthday surprise from Haig Club

David Beckham - Today (01May15), during what David Beckham thought was a regular business meeting in his London office with HAIG CLUB(TM) Global Whisky Master Ewan Gunn, the international icon was surprised with a unique birthday gift. In celebration of this milestone year, the HAIG CLUB(TM) team created a one-of-a kind, handcrafted crystal decanter containing rare 40-year old HAIG CLUB(TM) Single Grain Scotch Whisky - London, United Kingdom - Friday 1st May 2015

David Beckham Beats Posh In The Style Stakes


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It seems that even a high-flying, internationally-recognised and regularly-awarded fashion career does not guarantee people will like your style more than your husband’s as former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham recently found out.

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In a recent poll of the most stylish Brits ever, Posh Spice was bumped into ninth place with her footballer husband, David, riding high in third.

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

Victoria Beckham and David Beckham - Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 26th April 2015

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David And Victoria Beckham Win Planning Dispute Over London Mansion


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David and Victoria Beckham have triumphed in a planning dispute with their next-door neighbour over their proposal to put in air-conditioning at their new multi-million house in London.

At the end of March, the Beckhams submitted a planning request to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council to include the system in five rooms of their £31.5 million home in west London, including a luxury gym and a large wine cellar.

At this point, a neighbour lodged a complaint with the local council, arguing that the noise, pollution and dust from the construction would affect his enjoyment of his property. He was reportedly concerned that the Beckhams’ alterations would adversely affect “historic character of the Victorian house of the streets, my house included”.

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David Beckham to Appear in Noel Gallagher's Music Video


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David Beckham agreed to feature in one of Noel Gallagher's next music video when the pair appeared on The Graham Norton Show last week. Gallagher performed his new single Ballad of the Mighty I on the show before joining guests Hugh Jackman and Beckham.

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Norton got things moving by asking Gallagher why he hates making music videos.

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David Beckham Partners With UNICEF To Launch The Fund For Children '7'


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Soccer legend David Beckham is using his star power to attempt to help millions of children around the world by launching '7,' a new UNICEF fund that aims to give protection to vulnerable young people.

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Beckham launched the fund '7' on Monday morning (Feb 9th)

Beckham, who has been a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF for ten years, announced the launch of the new initiative in London on Monday (Feb 9th) where he spoke about how their aim is to target children at risk of violence, abuse or disease in several different countries.

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David Beckham Opens Up About Why He Is "Obsessed" With New Workout


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David Beckham hasn't let retirement ruin his healthy lifestyle, but since his professional soccer days are a thing of the past, the 39-year-old sportsman has had to discover a different way of staying in shape.

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Beckham has become "obsessed" with SoulCycle

Beckham recently admitted he has managed to keep his toned physique after becoming a regular attendee at SoulCycle spinning studios, a workout which he has become "obsessed" with.

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Jessica Chastain Likes A Bit Of Becks Appeal


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David Beckham has been a pleasure on the senses for both men and women for decades with his footballing skills impressing men and his modelling skills impressing women – and sometimes vice versa. But his fame and glory has reached new heights after Hollywood actress Jessica Chastain revealed that he's the only footballer she knows, but not because of his soccer skills.

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The Hollywood actress will appear on The Graham Norton Show tonight

While sitting on the Graham Norton couch, the Interstellar actress admitted that she's seen Becks in the H&M advertising campaign and she's pretty impressed with what she's seen.

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Elton John And David Furnish Finally Tie The Knot


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Elton John and his long-time civil partner David Furnish have finally taken advantage of the UK's recent equality developments by becoming officially married in a ceremony on Sunday (December 21st 2014).

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Elton John and David Furnish wed following new legislation

One of the world's most beloved same-sex couples can now call each other 'husband' following legal proceedings at the weekend, thanks to a reform in the UK over same-sex marriage earlier this year. The rock legend has been in a relationship with filmmaker Furnish for more than twenty years, and in a civil partnership for nine. 

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David Beckham & His Son, 15-Year-Old Brooklyn, Reportedly Involved In Car Accident


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David Beckham has reportedly been involved in a car accident in London.

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David Beckham with his wife Victoria and their sons: Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz.

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David Beckham Launches ‘Haig Club’ Whiskey in Edinburgh


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David Beckham is expanding his commercial empire with the launch of his first whiskey, Haig Club. The single-grain Scotch has been developed in association with the music mogul Simon Fuller and international liquor firm Diageo.

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Beckham was on-hand to give the drink an A-list push with a glitzy bash on Saturday. A dinner was prepared by Tom Kitchin, chef and owner of the Michelin starred The Kitchen restaurant in Leith, Edinburgh. Kitchin served Haggis, lobster and grouse, while Haig Club – said to have notes of “butterscotch and toffee” – was the drink of choice.

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David Beckham

Date of birth

2nd May, 1975

Occupation

Sportsman

Sex

Male

Height

1.83