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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 $350 million according to various different sources.

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.

Charity work: Among his other business ventures David Beckham has ran an Academy football school between 2005 and 2009. He has also been involved in various charity work and is named in Sunday Times' Top 10 most generous celebrities list (2016). In the list he comes in third having raised £5m through The Victoria and David Beckham Charitable Trust which he and his wife run. He has supported Unicef since 2005 and became a GoodWill Ambassador for their sports for development program making this one of his priorities. His work with the charity has enabled him to combine his passion for football and fundraising by playing charity matches all over the world. He is also a founding member of the Malaria No More UK Leadership Council and launched the charity with fellow sportsman Andy Murray.

Career after football: In addition to his numerous charity involvement he has appeared in films such as Bend it Like Beckham (2002), Goal!:The dream begins (2005) and more recently The Man from U.N.C.L.E (2015). Other work includes endorsing different products and brands as well as promoting his own swimwear and underwear range for H&M. He has also modelled for the likes of Calvin Klein and was named as one of GQ's 50 best dressed men in 2015.

David Beckham has launched his own Whiskey blend which is sold under the name The Haig Club in partnership with Diageo.

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 total David Beckham has 32 tattoos (as of 2016) in which four include the names of his family. 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. Both David and Victoria are happily married and when rumors surfaced in 2012 about him having an affair with opera singer Katherine Jenkins he took to twitter to defend himself against the gossip which he referred to as nonsense. He struggles with obsessive compulsive disorder in regards to even numbers and straight lines.



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Justin Bieber 'In Talks' To Star In Football Movie Alongside Cristiano Ronaldo


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Justin Bieber is said to be in talks to star alongside Cristiano Ronaldo in a reboot of the Goal! film franchise. It would be the ‘Sorry’ singer’s first Hollywood acting role, after previously making a cameo as himself in Zoolander 2.

Justin BieberJustin Bieber is in talks to play a talented young footballer

According to The Mirror, Justin in in the final stages of talks to appear in the film alongside Ronaldo and a host of the world’s top footballers. Justin would play a young footballer from Los Angeles, who is plucked from obscurity and becomes an overnight sensation with the world’s most famous club.

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Trailer


For the most part, Arthur has taught himself all the life lessons he knows, he lives a rough life with his friends in the town, fighting comes as standard for the young man, however Arthur's life is about to change for better and worse. When Arthur is challenged to pull the famous sword from the stone he achieves something that all men before him have failed to do, he retrieves the sword.

Arthur's life story becomes a little clearer, Arthur is the son of Uther Pendragon a noble king loved by his people but when he dies his crown and seat on the throne are stolen by Vortigern who will go to any lengths to secure his future as leader of the kingdom. Since the death of Pendragon, the whole country has slowly fallen into chaos - particularly the capital, Londinium. Vortigern rules with an iron fist and his willingness to use dark magic cause more and more problems.

As Arthur learns about his past, he unites with a group of rebels but the new owner of Excalibur is far from enthusiastic at fighting Vortigern's army. As time passes Arthur realises that he must be the one to restore some peace to the city but with Vortigern leading his troops it's not going to be an easy battle. 

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David Beckham Wishes His "Pretty Lady" Harper A Happy Birthday


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David Beckham has taken to Instagram to post a super sweet birthday message for his daughter Harper who turns five today. Posting a cute picture of Harper giving her dad a kiss on the cheek, the former football star wrote: “Happy birthday to my Pretty Lady.”

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Posh And Becks Celebrate 17 Years Of Marriage Together


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The original King and Queen of the tabloids, David and Victoria Beckham, have celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary with a collection of adorable flashback photos. Posting images of their wedding day over a decade and a half ago, the pair have been together for an impressive 19 years in total.

David and Victoria BeckhamThe fashion conscious pair have been wowing red carpets for nearly 20 years

Writing on their respective Instagram accounts, the former footballer and his fashion designer wife gushed about their successful marriage.

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David Beckham Backs EU Referendum Remain Campaign


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David Beckham has said he will be voting for Britain to remain in the EU on Thursday, giving his official backing to the Britain Stronger in Europe campaign. In a Facebook post outlining his stance, Beckham reflected on his football career as proof that Britain is stronger as part of the European Union.

David BeckhamDavid Beckham will be voting for Britain to remain in the EU.

On the official Britain Stronger in Europe Facebook page, Beckham wrote: "I'm passionate about my country and whatever the result of Thursday's referendum, we will always be Great. Each side has the right to their opinion and that should always be respected whatever the outcome of the European Referendum.”

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David Beckham Launches Men's Grooming Range


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David Beckham is following in the footsteps of his wife Victoria in launching his first grooming range, teaming up with French skincare brand Biotherm Homme to be its global ambassador.

On Monday (May 9th), the company announced that the retired football superstar, 40, is to be the face of a new campaign for its best-selling gel moisturiser Aquapower, which will be launched online in June this year.

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Elton John And JK Rowling Top List Of Charitable Celebrities


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Sir Elton John and Jk Rowling are officially Britain’s most charitable celebrities, according to the Sunday Times’ Giving List. The music icon and the author both gave away a hefty amount of their fortune to charities over the past year to top the list, which also included One Direction and David Beckham.

Elton JohnElton John has topped the list of Britain’s most charitable celebrities.

The Sunday Times reports that John gave an estimated £26.8m to charity last year, mainly to his Aids foundations in the UK and the US. The singer established the Elton John AIDS Foundation in 1992 and it is said to have raised over $200m so far to support HIV/AIDS programs around the world.

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Victoria Beckham Shares Video Of Son Cruz Singing - And It's Pretty Amazing!


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With three sons and one daughter apparently more interested in football than fashion, David Beckham has recently wondered publically whether any of his children would share any of his wife Victoria’s interests in performing.

However, it seems that one of their children may well show an unexpected passion for singing – 11 year old Cruz! The former Spice Girl posted an amazing video on her Instagram page on Wednesday (April 13th) of her third child singing an impromptu version of Twista and Faith Evans’ song ‘Hope’ – and it was pretty damn good!

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David Beckham , Brooklyn Beckham - Celebrities at the Los Angeles Lakers game. The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz by the final score of 101-96 in Lakers Kobe Bryant's last NBA game at Staples Center. at Staples Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 13th April 2016

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David Beckham, Romeo Beckham , Cruz Beckham - Celebrities watch the Boston Celtics defeat the Los Angeles Lakers at The Staples Center at The Staples Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 3rd April 2016

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Madonna Said To Be Pleased By Son's Friendship With Brooklyn Beckham


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Despite her pain over the ongoing custody battle with her former husband Guy Ritchie over their son Rocco, Madonna is said to be happy about the 15-year-old's friendship with Brooklyn Beckham. The teenagers' fathers have been best friends for years and now their sons Brooklyn and Rocco are said to have formed a close bond in recent months.

MadonnaMadonna is said to be pleased her son is spending time with Brooklyn Beckham.

A source told The Sun: “Madonna can’t cope with the fact she doesn’t know who Rocco is hanging out with. She is hearing rumours through friends in London about what he is up to and the fact that he is spending a lot of his time with a bunch of entitled little monsters.”

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David Beckham Photographed Helping Daughter Harper Sew Clothes For Her Dolls


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David Beckham displayed his devotion to his daughter Harper by spending Good Friday helping her to make dresses and accessories for her dolls.

The retired former Manchester United, Real Madrid and L.A. Galaxy player, 40, was snapped by wife Victoria as he sat on the floor stitching clothes for Harper’s toys. The picture shows Beckham with a look of serious concentration on his face as he follows the instructions, with a pink piece of material and needle and thread in hand.

The ex-Spice Girl and fashion entrepreneur shared the candid photo with her 9 million followers on Instagram, captioning it: “Harper has daddy stitching her dollies dresses!!! We love you @davidbeckham #lovingdaddy #proudmummy #familyfun x vb (sic)”.

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David Beckham , Harper Beckham - David Beckham arrives at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with his children at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 25th March 2016

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Brooklyn Beckham - Brooklyn Beckham leaving David Beckham: The Man charity auction. Also in attendance were David's mother Sandra and sister Joanne - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 10th March 2016

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Brooklyn Beckham - David Beckham, wife Victoria and their four children, Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper, leaving Balthazar in Manhattan - New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 14th February 2016

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David Beckham

Date of birth

2nd May, 1975

Occupation

Sports Personality

Sex

Male

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David Beckham Movies

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Trailer

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Trailer

For the most part, Arthur has taught himself all the life lessons he knows, he...

The Man From U.N.C.L.E - Teaser Trailer

The Man From U.N.C.L.E - Teaser Trailer

Throughout the early 1960s, the Cold War was in full swing. Two agents, one from...

The Class Of '92 Trailer

The Class Of '92 Trailer

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The Class of '92 Trailer

The Class of '92 Trailer

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