David Beckham

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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 - A variety of stars were photographed at the EE British Academy of Film and Television Awards 2015 Official After Party which was held at the Grosvenor House hotel in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th February 2015

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David Beckham - A host of stars were photographed as they attended the EE British Academy of Film and Television Awards after party which was held at Grosvenor House in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th February 2015

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David Beckham - David Beckham and UNICEF are today launching a groundbreaking initiative, 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund, to protect millions of children around the world from danger. Marking Beckham's 10th year as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, '7' is David's personal commitment over the next decade to helping the world's most vulnerable children. Through '7', David will use his powerful global voice, influence and connections to raise vital funds and encourage world leaders to create lasting positive change for children. David Beckham, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, said: "I've been a Goodwill Ambassador for 10 years now and I feel so honoured to be part of UNICEF's amazing work for children." "Today, the need to help children has never been greater and since retiring I have more time and I want to do so much more. That's why I am setting up this new fund with UNICEF. 7 represents my ongoing commitment to helping children who need it most around the world. This is me stepping up my support - because I can, because I want to, because the outcome will help change the lives of millions of children. Everything I have done, my football career, my family, has led to this point - this is the moment for me to do what I can to help children in every corner of the world. This is something I want my own children to be proud of." "Over the coming years I am going to work with UNICEF to raise millions and speak out for children all over the world. I am planning numerous fundraising initiatives and I also hope to travel much more - meeting children, UNICEF staff and world leaders to help raise awareness and increase the pace of change. There are some very exciting plans ahead and I am so proud to be part of this." The launch of '7', named in honour of Beckham's lucky number on his famous England and Manchester United F.C. shirts, comes after one of the most devastating years for children on record. More than 15 million children were exposed to extreme v - - Saturday 19th January 2008

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David Beckham - David Beckham and UNICEF are today launching a groundbreaking initiative, 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund, to protect millions of children around the world from danger. Marking Beckham's 10th year as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, '7' is David's personal commitment over the next decade to helping the world's most vulnerable children. Through '7', David will use his powerful global voice, influence and connections to raise vital funds and encourage world leaders to create lasting positive change for children. David Beckham, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, said: "I've been a Goodwill Ambassador for 10 years now and I feel so honoured to be part of UNICEF's amazing work for children." "Today, the need to help children has never been greater and since retiring I have more time and I want to do so much more. That's why I am setting up this new fund with UNICEF. 7 represents my ongoing commitment to helping children who need it most around the world. This is me stepping up my support - because I can, because I want to, because the outcome will help change the lives of millions of children. Everything I have done, my football career, my family, has led to this point - this is the moment for me to do what I can to help children in every corner of the world. This is something I want my own children to be proud of." "Over the coming years I am going to work with UNICEF to raise millions and speak out for children all over the world. I am planning numerous fundraising initiatives and I also hope to travel much more - meeting children, UNICEF staff and world leaders to help raise awareness and increase the pace of change. There are some very exciting plans ahead and I am so proud to be part of this." The launch of '7', named in honour of Beckham's lucky number on his famous England and Manchester United F.C. shirts, comes after one of the most devastating years for children on record. More than 15 million children were exposed to extreme v - - Monday 9th February 2015

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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I hate DAvid Beckham I kuv Steven Gerrad UP da LIVERPOOL real madrid must go eat cow poop!!!

8 years 10 months ago
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south pacific

Good to make waves DB - be the best for as long as you can and, savour every minute of it. Be good.

7 years 6 months ago
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Emma 4 David

I LOVE DAVID BECKHAM X I LOVE DAVID BECKHAM X I LOVE DAVID BECKHAM X I LOVE DAVID BECKHAM X 4VA ND EVA ND EVADAVID BECKHAM TILL I DIE

7 years 9 months ago
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john in san diego

Beckham is f**kin' beautiful. A hot dude. I think I'm gay, lol!

8 years 10 months ago
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nyman33

claudia go to hell u stupid bitch

8 years 7 months ago
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Alexander Nicol...

david i love you more than anything else in this universe. i am a boy, but whenever i see you i hate myself for being a boy. You are theme for my dream.....which i'll have to make true....

5 years 8 months ago
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Yo Ma Best Foot...

Hi Becks,What I have to talk about you is that man yo hot en I love and enjoy yo whole life but mainly foot ball coz yo really a foot ball star en thats why I have to chase after every information concerning you.The only thing I require from you are only yo contacts so that I can get everything I want from you with out waiting for music match coz Becks am really crazy about you.AMOUL DHEAN.

8 years 10 months ago
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Beckham : My God

i love you Beckham.For true you are my second love because socceer is my first.I love you more than my life, beyond all the limits. Because in love there are no boundries & no barriers.I can't tell you what you are to me ? Because God's value can never be counted. My every heartbeat & every breath belongs to you, Its all yours.Now its your wish to love me or hate me, Because if you hate me than i'll always be in your mind, & if you'll love me than i'll be in your heart.Take Care Brother.

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