David Beckham Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

21st March 2017

Fact: David Beckham has joined a host of famous soccer names for a new campaign tackling bowel cancer. The former England ace poses with Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney, among others, in the campaign shots, which support the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK. Beckham said on Instagram he was "proud" to help the fund "in memory of our legendary England captain who sadly lost his life to bowel cancer age just 51".

3rd October 2016

Fact: Soccer fans will be able to experience what it is like to meet David Beckham as the former England captain is the star of his own virtual reality (VR) experience. The experience features on the new Sky VR app, launched by bosses at the Sky broadcasting company on Monday (03Oct16), which sees Beckham take users on a tour of the world's greatest sports events.

26th September 2016

Fact: Kevin Hart and David Beckham have teamed up for a hilarious new H&M ad. The latest clip follows the odd couple's short film for the fashion brand last year (Sep15). In the new ad, Beckham joins the funnyman on the road as he hopes to bring his Beckham: The Musical to Las Vegas. The show features Hart as the sportsman. The pair is pulled over by police, who recognise Hart from his role as Beckham.

22nd August 2016

Fact: David Beckham was among the fans who checked out Kanye West‘s temporary pop-up store in Los Angeles on Friday (19Aug16). The 41-year-old retired soccer star was spotted taking a look at some items with his 11-year-old son Cruz.

27th March 2016

Fact: David Beckham was caught doing essential daddy duties for his four-year-old daughter Harper as he helped to sew her dolls' clothing in a candid shot posted on Instagram.com by wife Victoria. She captioned the sweet image, "Harper has daddy stitching her dollies dresses!!! We love you @davidbeckham #lovingdaddy #proudmummy #familyfun."

20th December 2015

Quote: "To be honest, when we're out, he gets recognised so much that I'm literally known as Brooklyn's dad now." David Beckham jokes he is now the lesser known member of his famous family, as eldest son Brooklyn proves more popular with fans.

6th September 2015

Quote: "I am very aware that many sportsmen and other celebrities have turned their hand to acting and failed. I know that it is a tough profession, where you need a huge amount of skill and discipline, and I wouldn't want to push myself forward too soon, without learning more about it, and doing a lot more practice, but what I have done so far, I have loved." Model and retired soccer stud David Beckham is serious about pursuing a career as an actor after landing roles in pal Guy Ritchie's films The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and King Arthur.

7th August 2015

Quote: "We've put him in Arthur, which we've just finished, and he was fabulous in that. He's got a bigger role in that. We'll go steadily with David and see where that goes. He does enjoy it (acting)." Moviemaker Guy Ritchie is keen to cast former soccer stud David Beckham in all his movies after giving him a fleeting cameo in new film The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

13th June 2015

Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham is set to appear in Guy Ritchie's new King Arthur film, Knights of the Roundtable. Beckham has landed a cameo alongside fellow Brits including Sons of Anarchy actor Charlie Hunnam, and Sherlock Holmes' Jude Law. The film is set for release in 2016.

12th June 2015

Fact: British pop star Gary Barlow has beaten fellow fathers David Beckham, SIMON COWELL, and former his bandmate Robbie Williams to be named the U.K.'s Celebrity Dad of the Year 2015. The father of three first won the prize in 2012.

15th May 2015

Fact: David Beckham showed off his not-so-serious side on pal JIMMY KIMMEL's U.S. chat show on Thursday (14May15) when he agreed to answer the comedian's '3 Ridiculous Questions' on the late-night programme over a whisky. The former soccer stud was asked which fruit he thought he could kick the farthest, responding, "Possibly a grapefruit", and "what is your favourite spice?" to which he answered "Posh" referring to his wife Victoria's former Spice Girls moniker. He wrapped up the odd bar room question-and-answer session by taking "an ugly selfie" after Kimmel asked him it if was possible for the hunk not to look good. The skit turned out to be a subtle ad for Beckham's new Haig Club whisky as it ended with the voiceover "Haig Club scotch whisky - the answer to all life's ridiculous questions".

8th May 2015

Fact: Retired British soccer ace David Beckham has set a new record after landing the fastest growing account on Instagram.com. The sportsman celebrated his 40th birthday on 2 May (15) by joining the social media blog, racking up one million followers in the first 24 hours. He went on to pass the five million followers mark in a record three days after sharing photos from his big bash in Morocco with fans.

1st April 2015

Quote: "He's 16 now so I heard him telling his smaller brother the other day and asking if he would take over his job." Soccer stud David Beckham's eldest son Brooklyn is grooming his younger sibling Romeo for his barista position at a cafe in London.

23rd March 2015

Quote: "The best fashion advice Victoria has probably given me is not to wear something. She's told me quite often because honesty is important when you're in a relationship. She's very honest, and (if) she doesn't like what I'm wearing, she tells me straight." Soccer star and style icon David Beckham reveals his fashion designer wife Victoria plays a large role in his sartorial decisions.

26th February 2015

Quote: "Some of them have been really bad - I hadn't thought them through. The topknot wasn't too bad but the cornbraids were a bad decision. It was bad timing as well as I was going to South Africa at the time with England and ended up meeting Nelson Mandela so that's why I regret that one." David Beckham reminisces about his various quirky hair styles over the years.

29th January 2015

Quote: "I've become a taxi driver overnight with the kids... I have four drop-offs at four different schools... and then I pick my little girl up at 12 and then the boys at four and then the boys train at a soccer academy every single night of the week, so I'm busy every night until 9.30 and then I'm at home... It's great... It's nice to be at home and spend some time with them." David Beckham has become a soccer dad now he's not playing any more.

29th January 2015

Quote: "My little girl turned round to me the other day; I'd just bathed her... and she said, 'Daddy, I love you so much, but I don't like you - you're so chubby!' I didn't think I was." David Beckham's daughter thinks the former soccer stud-turned-model and entrepreneur is getting fat.

16th December 2014

Fact: David Beckham thrilled staff and shoppers at a London high street store by popping in to stock up on Christmas presents. The former sports star mingled with members of the public and posed for pictures with employees as he purchased items including wrapping paper, gift tags and dried fruit at a branch of Marks & Spencer.

20th November 2014

Fact: Former soccer icon David Beckham is the celebrity most people want to have breakfast with, according to a poll carried out by hotel chain Hilton Garden Inn. He beat Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who came in second, Cheryl Cole in third, and George Clooney who was ranked fourth.

6th November 2014

Fact: David Beckham, Rita Ora and Pharrell Williams have joined forces for a new Adidas campaign. The stars, who have all previously worked with the sports brand, have already started to shoot videos and pictures for the collaboration.

30th October 2014

Fact: Victoria and David Beckham's eldest son is building up his modelling resume by appearing on the cover of The New York Times Style Magazine. Famed fashion photographer Bruce Weber shot the 15 year old for the publication's Winter Travel issue, which celebrates the "carefree splendor of youth". Brooklyn Beckham made his modelling debut in British men's magazine Man About Town earlier this year (14).

3rd October 2014

Quote: "I’m getting older now, I’m not sure too many people want to see me parading around in my underwear much longer. I’m 39 years old, I’ve got four kids, I’m not sure people are comfortable with that anymore." David Beckham is considering retirement as an underwear model.

1st October 2014

Fact: French soccer team Paris Saint-Germain F.C. had some very special supporters as they took on Barcelona on Tuesday (30Sep14) - Jay Z and Beyonce joined David Beckham at the game.

18th July 2014

Quote: "No more than an hour. I know that sounds pretty harsh, but I want my boys to be outside playing. It's so important to me that they're involved in sports - for discipline and health." Soccer star David Beckham and his wife Victoria limit their kids' time in front of the Tv and computer.

4th July 2014

Tweet: "15 beautiful years. We feel so blessed and thankful for your love and support over the years. Such a special day." Victoria Beckham marks 15 years of marriage to former soccer star David Beckham with a message and wedding day snap on Twitter.com on Friday (04Jul14).

25th June 2014

Fact: Tom Cruise and David Beckham thrilled revellers at a London pub on Monday (23Jun14) by meeting up for a drink. The pair, which became close friends after the soccer icon moved to the U.S. in 2007, was seen drinking red wine and Guinness during their night out at The Cow pub in Notting Hill.

16th June 2014

Fact: Male supermodel David Gandy is following in the footsteps of soccer hunk David Beckham by launching his own underwear range. Gandy will collaborate with British chain Marks & Spencer on the line. Beckham launched his range with H&M.

2nd June 2014

Fact: Victoria and David Beckham's son Brooklyn, 15, is making waves with the young Hollywood crowd - he has been spotted skateboarding down the Santa Monica strip in California with 17-year-old actress Chloe Moretz. The eldest of the Beckham boys made a move into modelling after appearing on the cover of Man About Town magazine earlier this year (14).

19th May 2014

Quote: "People have been saying that a lot recently. It's probably the most flattering thing anybody can say... I don't think anyone can match him but I'll take it. If it all packs in, at least I'll have a job as a lookalike!" One Direction star Liam Payne is flattered by comparisons to soccer legend David Beckham.

15th May 2014

Fact: David Beckham attracted a star-studded crowd when he threw a party in London on Wednesday night (14May14) to launch his new swimwear line for retailer H&M. Guests included One Direction stars Niall Horan and Liam Payne, singer Ellie Goulding and Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul.

11th April 2014

Quote: "Beckham? The guy's the underwear guy, right? The guy with the great a**? What did he do before he did that? David Beckham is a soccer star? Are you kidding me? I thought he was just one of those, you know, beefcake guys!" Former Taxi star Danny Devito on soccer legend David Beckham.

22nd March 2014

Fact: Stars including Kylie Minogue, David Walliams and David Beckham helped U.K. charity Sports Relief raise more than $82 million (£51 million) during a live Tv fundraiser on Friday night (21Mar14). The show featured Beckham joining Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst for a special Only Fools and Horses sketch, while Minogue performed Especially for You with Walliams dressed as her former collaborator Jason Donovan.

10th February 2014

Quote: "The boys are all good-looking, they are all polite, they are all very fun-loving, and so I think they're all gonna be lady killers... It is easy for me to talk about this - but if we're asking Victoria the same question you might not get a nice answer." Soccer icon David Beckham on his three sons, ages eight to 14, with wife Victoria Beckham.

6th February 2014

Quote: "They're really excited. The boys are asking what the kit's gonna be and what players are gonna play and things like that, so they're excited about spending time down here. Victoria's spent time in Miami before so she's excited... I'm gonna be very hands on. It's what I believe makes a successful owner and that's what I'll be." Sports icon David Beckham reveals he has the full support of his family as he prepares to launch his own U.S. soccer team in Miami, Florida.

4th January 2014

Fact: British soccer star David Beckham has became an uncle for the fifth time. His sister Lynne gave birth to a son called Jenson James at Queen's Hospital in Romford, England, earlier this week (beg30Dec13).

13th December 2013

Quote: "I'm kind of an emotional wreck with movies. I can't get through some movies without shedding a tear, I can't lie... I'm the same when I'm watching The Office or when I'm watching Friends. I just can't get through it." Soccer icon David Beckham admits he tears up while watching emotional films or Tv shows.

8th November 2013

Fact: Celebrated illusionist David Blaine will be playing tricks on the likes of Harrison Ford, singer Katy Perry and rapper Kanye West in their own homes for a new Tv special. Real or Magic will also feature comedian Ricky Gervais, retired soccer superstar David Beckham and former U.S. President George W. Bush and will debut in America on 19 November (13).

2nd October 2013

Fact: Sports superstar David Beckham reached new heights earlier this week (begs30Sep13) after clambering to the top of a London building in just a vest and his underwear. The hunk was filming his latest advert for his H&M underwear range on a rooftop in Brick Lane, East London.

19th September 2013

Fact: Retired soccer star David Beckham has paid tribute to his wife Victoria with a new tattoo of her name on his right hand. It's the second piece of skin art he's had bearing her moniker - he has a design on his left forearm, but the Hindi script appears to spell her name 'Vihctoria'.

23rd August 2013

Quote: "I met David once, and everyone said he's really lovely. I thought he was really rude. I said so to my friends the next day, and they said to me, 'Do you have any idea how f**ked you were?' I'd like to know whether it was actually him that was rude or if it was me being a c***." British rapper Example wants to meet soccer superstar David Beckham again after their first encounter was less than pleasant.

9th August 2013

Tweet: "Gutted I didn't get to meet Beckham yesterday". One Direction star Louis Tomlinson missed out on a backstage visit from soccer superstar David Beckham after he took his four children to attend the boyband's concert in Los Angeles on Wednesday (07Aug13).

15th July 2013

Quote: "You don't want it to get to that point where people get hurt. Thankfully no one got badly hurt, but it was hairy at times. I still feel honoured by the reaction I get in places like China." David Beckham opens up about a scary stampede during his recent visit to China in which several fans were injured.

30th May 2013

Fact: Tom Cruise and David Beckham gave the Los Angeles Kings a little superstar support as they skated towards the Stanley Cup Western Conference finals on Tuesday night (28May13). Justin Bieber was also spotted in the crowd at the big ice hockey game with the San Jose Sharks, which the home team won to progress to the competition's semi-final stage.

29th May 2013

Fact: Former soccer superstar David Beckham was caught on the 'kiss-cam' at an ice-hockey match in Los Angeles on Tuesday (28May13). The Brit was giving his 20-month-old daughter Harper a tender peck on the cheek.

21st May 2013

Fact: David Beckham's eldest son Brooklyn is following in his father's footsteps - he has been snapped up for the youth division of London soccer team Queens Park Rangers. News of the 14 year old's signing comes days after his superstar dad announced his retirement last week (16May13).

18th May 2013

Quote: "The children and I are so proud of David, it's been an incredible journey for us all as we have watched him play at clubs all over the world throughout the last 15 years... He is, and will always remain, a true ambassador for sport and is not just an inspiration to myself and our children but for millions of people worldwide. We are all excited about the next chapter in our lives and the adventures we will explore as a family." David Beckham's wife Victoria looks to the future after the soccer superstar announced his retirement from the sport earlier this week (ends17May13).

31st January 2013

Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham has signed for French club Paris Saint-Germain. The British sports ace, husband of former Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham, ended his stint with U.S. club Los Angeles Galaxy in December (12).

10th December 2012

Quote: "The thing is with Victoria, she fell in love with David and became part of a high-profile celebrity couple. There were advantages to it... I'm sure they yearn for privacy but to their credit, they never complain. And it's not like anybody except them knows what happens behind closed doors." Melanie Chisholm praises her Spice Girls bandmate Victoria Beckham for maintaining her long marriage to sports star David Beckham.

4th October 2012

Fact: David Beckham was caught in his underwear while filming a new ad campaign for H&M in Los Angeles earlier this week (begs01Oct12) - and was left red-faced when a celebrity sightseeing tour bus drove past, giving fans a glimpse of the soccer hunk in just a pair of green boxers.

27th August 2012

Fact: David Beckham has been voted the number one role model in soccer, according to a new poll by bookmakers Coral. Retired Brazilian star Pele came second, while former England player Sir Bobby Charlton landed third place.

19th August 2012

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham pocketed a cool $21.2 million (£13.3 million) salary from his sponsorship deals last year (11), new accounts reveal. The sportsman has contracts with top companies including Armani, adidas and Samsung.

17th August 2012

Fact: Three silver statues depicting soccer stud David Beckham in his underwear have been installed in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, California to promote his advertising campaign for retailer H&M. The 10-foot-tall figures will remain on display until 31 August (12).

6th August 2012

Quote: "It's a very normal relationship. With Harry as well. They're very easy to get along with. They love their sport. William loves Aston Villa, unfortunately, which obviously I give him a bit of stick about." Sports ace David Beckham bonds with British Princes William and Harry over their shared passion for sport - despite their differing opinions about soccer teams.

6th August 2012

Fact: David Beckham commissioned artist Damien Hirst to create a painting for his daughter Harper, who turned one last month (Jul12). The lilac heart piece, entitled Daddy's Girl, hangs in the tot's bedroom.

2nd August 2012

Quote: "Would I want to be the coach? I’d want to play!" David Beckham is keen to get involved in Justin Bieber's proposed all-star soccer team.

1st August 2012

Quote: "There are expectations on the football side for the kids. It's hard for them obviously. There's a lot of pressure on them. They go for try-outs and people ­automatically think David Beckham's son is going to bend the ball in the top corner at the age of six. They're very confident kids. They take it in their stride." Soccer ace David Beckham on the sporting pressures put on his three sons.

31st July 2012

Fact: Soccer star David Beckham has paid tribute to his fans with a photograph of himself holding a handwritten message which reads, "Facebook 20 million. Thank you..." after they gave him 20 million "likes" on Facebook.com. In a caption, he writes, "Just seen that we have reached 20 million, incredible... A special thank you to everyone, I have the best support out there."

25th July 2012

Quote: "I'm excited to be part of such a huge occasion for our country and for everybody involved in these Games. It's exciting to have the Olympic Games in the East End of London and for myself to be part of that, I'm very honoured." Soccer ace David Beckham is thrilled to have landed a cameo appearance in Friday's (27Jul12) Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics.

9th July 2012

Fact: David Beckham and his designer wife Victoria turned out to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships in London on Sunday (08Jul12) to watch hometown favourite Andy Murray duke it out against Roger Federer, who eventually emerged victorious. Also in attendance at the Gentleman's Singles final match were Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and her younger sister Pippa Middleton.

21st June 2012

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham has been named one of the "five gentleman of 2012" by Britain's Country Life magazine thanks to his good manners. Others on the list include South African politician Nelson Mandela for his quiet dignity, and actor Colin Firth for self-deprecation.

12th June 2012

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham, The Sopranos star James Gandolfini and Friends actor Matthew Perry were among the ice hockey fans who turned out in Los Angeles on Monday night (11Jun12) to see the L.A. Kings triumph 6-1 over the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 to win the Stanley Cup.

30th May 2012

Fact: Tattoo artist Lou Molloy, who created David Beckham's 'angel' inking, is to have his designs exhibited at the Varmlands Museum in Sweden.

28th May 2012

Quote: "I love to bite her legs, or shoulders. It's how a baby should be. She's so beautiful. There's no more love for a daughter than there is a son, but it's just different. When the boys are kids you can roll them around and they fall to the sides and they pick themselves up and they're fine. Whereas Harper, now, she hits herself just slightly and she cries... I still think, 'Oh God, I can't believe this, I've got a girl.'" Soccer superstar David Beckham is besotted with his baby daughter Harper.

22nd March 2012

Fact: Justin Bieber gave soccer ace David Beckham's sons a Christmas to remember by sending them signed guitars. However, the Baby hitmaker's camp messed up the present exchange and handed little Romeo an instrument addressed to Pax, the eight-year-old child of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

21st March 2012

Fact: Victoria and David Beckham co-own a winery in Napa Valley, California. The couple make various low-key trips to the private reserve and stomp their own grapes, producing an average 900 bottles a year. The fashion designer says, "We gift it to friends and family."

8th February 2012

Quote: "Family is the most important thing to me. That will always be the case. I've got my wife. I've got my four kids. I've got parents, grandparents still, and three really good friends. It's all you need. I'd rather have three really good friends than 20 good friends." David Beckham has a close circle of pals.

6th February 2012

Quote: "When we was (sic) watching the Super Bowl we were in a room with about 20 people and when it came on I didn't know where to look!" David Beckham on watching the premiere of his new H&M underwear ad at a Super Bowl party on Sunday (05Feb12).

23rd January 2012

Quote: "Someone said I'd had a hair transplant. There is definitely nothing wrong with doing that but I don't think personally I would. If I do start showing signs of going bald, then I will shave it off. I've still got hair. I'm still fighting it." Soccer hunk David Beckham insists a hair transplant is not for him, and he plans to shave his head once his locks start to thin.

23rd January 2012

Quote: "Scary because I can see Brooklyn getting different interests, wanting to go out with his friends, wanting to talk about girls, growing up into a young man." Soccer superstar David Beckham thinks his kids, especially eldest son Brooklyn, are growing up too quickly.

20th January 2012

Quote: "On New Year's Eve I had a nice glass of wine and thought, 'We're too happy to move'... That was probably the time I made up my mind and decided that we want to continue our lives in Los Angeles." Soccer star David Beckham decided to sign another contract with Los Angeles Galaxy during the New Year celebrations.

18th January 2012

Fact: Soccer stud and model David Beckham is to star in a new H&M underwear ad which will debut during the Super Bowl telecast in America next month (Feb12).

4th January 2012

Fact: David Beckham has fought off competition from Daniel Craig and Brad Pitt to be named the owner of the most enviable abs in showbiz. The Bond star came second while the Hollywood hunk landed third place in the poll by exercise firm Slendertone.

16th December 2011

Quote: "(I would) love to do action movies with Beckham. He would be great. He could kick ass. David would have to teach me to play soccer first." Tom Cruise is itching to shoot an action-film with his pal David Beckham.

16th December 2011

Quote: "Sandra is such a sweet woman. I usually see her at all the TV shows and the gigs. I'm not a football fan, but you can't help but know David." Sir Cliff Richard reveals David Beckham's mother Sandra is one of the singer's biggest fans.

1st December 2011

Quote: "She has so many little dresses. I didn't realise how excited I would get over buying hair bows." David Beckham dotes on his baby daughter Harper after bringing up three sons with wife Victoria.

29th November 2011

Quote: "The boys and I are incredibly proud of Victoria after winning a prestigious British Fashion Award. She has worked so hard and deserves all the recognition. It's amazing what she has achieved tonight, very special." David Beckham congratulates his wife Victoria on winning the Designer Brand honour at the British Fashion Awards on Monday night (28Nov11).

20th November 2011

Quote: "The other day, I was driving the kids and stopped at a junction. When I looked over Al Pacino was walking across the road with his small kid. That was surreal. Moments like that are amazing." Soccer superstar David Beckham still gets starstruck living in Los Angeles.

24th October 2011

Quote: "They love spaghetti Bolognese, and when I lived in Milan for eight months, I took cooking lessons. The boys get me trying to cook all the time." Soccer star David Beckham likes to serve up a hearty meal to his three sons.

10th October 2011

Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham is showing off a new tattoo. He has had an image of a bird and stars inked on his hand with the word 'love'.

3rd October 2011

Quote: "I got my first grey (hair) a few years ago, and a couple more since we've had the little girl." Soccer superstar David Beckham has been finding grey hairs in his famous locks since welcoming daughter Harper Seven earlier this year (11).

19th September 2011

Fact: Soccer star David Beckham showed off his comedy skills after going undercover as an employee at U.S. store Target during an appearance on Ellen Degeneres' TV show. Dressed in a staff uniform, the Brit called himself Ricky from Australia and encouraged shoppers to steal bottles of his cologne.

24th August 2011

Fact: Dame Elizabeth Taylor has been named the most photogenic star of all time. Jennifer Aniston came second, while soccer ace David Beckham is third in the poll by photo website MyMemory.com.

16th August 2011

Quote: "It's hard for us to go out and socialise, and go out for dinner because Victoria's nursing. But that's the way we want it. We look after her ourselves; the boys look after her, of course." David Beckham and his wife Victoria have been keeping a low profile since their daughter Harper Seven was born last month (Jul11).

16th August 2011

Quote: "She's got three brothers that will take her, three brothers that will eat with her and three brothers that will bring her back home and a dad waiting for her. So yeah, we'll see. That'll be interesting." Soccer superstar David Beckham insists his newborn daughter Harper Seven will be well protected when she grows up and starts dating.

8th August 2011

Fact: Proud dad David Beckham has shown off his newborn daughter Harper Seven in a new snap on Facebook.com. The photo shows the tot resting against her dad's chest as he smiles for the camera. The soccer star and his wife Victoria welcomed their fourth child last month (Jul11).

3rd August 2011

Fact: David Beckham has a new addition to his collection of luxury cars - the soccer star has purchased a black Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. The Brit customised his shiny new motor with a number '7' logo - his daughter Harper's middle name and his former Manchester United and England jersey number.

29th July 2011

Quote: "We'd love one more. We've always said we'd love a big family and five was a number. If we're lucky enough, then we hope to have one more." Soccer ace David Beckham and his wife Victoria are already eager to add another child to their brood of four. The couple welcomed its first daughter, little Harper Seven, earlier this month (Jul11).

4th July 2011

Quote: "We haven't made any decisions. We have a lot of great friends." David Beckham on reports Eva Longoria will be godmother to his baby daughter, who is expected imminently.

17th June 2011

Quote: "It'll be cool, until the age of 12 or 13. There are already three boys who are going to look after her and obviously myself as well." David Beckham plans to be a protective dad to his daughter. The soccer star, who has three sons, is expecting a baby girl with his wife Victoria next month (Jun11).

3rd June 2011

Quote: "I'm not sure I would let her get tattoos but the boys I couldn't really argue with. I love them personally, but I'm not sure they're going to look great when I'm 75." David Beckham would allow his three sons to get tattoos in the future - but not his daughter, who is due in July (11).

3rd June 2011

Quote: “Funnily enough she knew I was having a baby in six weeks. It shocked me that she knew. I love the Queen.” David Beckham was stunned to learn British monarch Queen Elizabeth II knew of his wife Victoria's pregnancy. The stars will welcome a fourth child - their first daughter - in July (11).

3rd May 2011

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham celebrated his 36th birthday on Monday (02May11) by heading to a Los Angeles Lakers basketball game with chef pal Gordon Ramsay. The sports star flew back to the U.S. over the weekend after attending the wedding of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge in London on Friday (29Apr11).

29th April 2011

Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham was left red-faced at Britain's royal wedding on Friday (29Apr11) after proudly wearing his Order of the British Empire (Obe) medal on the "wrong" lapel. The sportsman pinned the honour to the right side of his suit jacket - but convention dictates it should be worn on the left side.

11th April 2011

Quote: "I'd love to do a Babygro range and baby house shoes with Beckham." Snoop Dogg dreams of designing children's clothes with his pal David Beckham.

2nd April 2011

Quote: "When we first found out, we went for the scan and they said, 'Oh, it's a boy.' I was like, 'Great,' and Victoria was like, 'Ugh, another penis in the house.' She thinks there's too many in the house already." David Beckham reveals his wife Victoria wasn't thrilled when she first learned hew fourth child would be a boy. The couple has since discovered their unborn baby is a little girl.

16th March 2011

Fact: Eva Longoria's new boyfriend Eduardo Cruz is helping the actress' soccer pal David Beckham stock up on Spanish food. Beckham told Cruz he missed the meaty treats he enjoyed when he played for Real Madrid, prompting the Spaniard to take him to a Californian butcher who specialises in European cuts.

9th March 2011

Quote: "She's great, she's very healthy. She's feeling good. She's in London at the moment working. We're very excited. It's an exciting time for the family." David Beckham is looking forward to becoming a father for the fourth time with his wife Victoria.

7th March 2011

Quote: "David is one of the coolest guys in the world, so to hear his sons are fans was great. It would be really cool to do dinner or something and meet his boys. I have a ton of questions for David. He is like the best dressed man in the world so it would be great to get fashion tips." Justin Bieber wants to befriend soccer superstar David Beckham and his kids.

1st December 2010

Quote: "I'm a traditionalist and I was brought up that way. I was brought up around the royal family with my nan and grandad, who were so passionate (about the royals). We all loved the royal family so to see a royal wedding is special." British soccer star David Beckham is excited to watch Britain's Prince William marry his fiancee, Kate Middleton, next year (11).

29th November 2010

Quote: "David Beckham is actually a bit of an exception. I think he's the only man who can pull off a tattoo. Generally speaking, I don't like them at all." Roxy Music star Bryan Ferry is not a fan of body art.

16th November 2010

Quote: "The boys are funny. I was putting Cruz to bed the other night, I said something and he said, 'Daddy, you're so English.' I was like, 'So are you actually.' We laughed about that." David Beckham's kids, who are being brought up in California, often mock his strong London accent.

15th November 2010

Quote: "She's done the boxing, the crunching. She won! She knocked me out a few times." David Beckham practices his boxing skills against wife VICTORIA - and the former Spice Girls star usually wins the bout.

28th October 2010

Quote: "Romeo is going to be either Justin Bieber or a breakdancer. Cruz is going to be Elvis and Brooklyn is going to be me." David Beckham reveals his sons' plans for Halloween costumes.

28th October 2010

Fact: David Beckham's L.A. Galaxy will play funnyman Drew Carey's Seattle Sounders in the first round of the Major League Soccer play-offs on 7 November (10). Beckham has returned from injury to play for the Galaxy, while soccer-mad Carey is the owner of the Sounders.

28th October 2010

Quote: "We've had the talk with Brooklyn. It was more Victoria than me. I had to walk out of the room. I was thinking, 'I need to get out of here because this is a serious talk.' I was very uncomfortable." David Beckham lets his wife VICTORIA teach their sons about the facts of life.

28th October 2010

Quote: "Having the time off gave me the chance to do things I couldn't do while I was playing. I went to Afghanistan to visit the troops for four or five days, which is one thing I always wanted to do and I've never been able to do." Soccer star and model David Beckham used his recent injury time wisely. The former England superstar, who now plays for the L.A. Galaxy in America, has only just returned to the field after rupturing his Achilles tendon in March (10).

21st October 2010

Quote: "So he's sitting there sending his emails, all ripped. Not an ounce of fat on him. And I thought, 'You done good, girl!'" Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham is proud to call soccer stud David Beckham her husband.

18th September 2010

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham has hired Stella Mccartney's husband ALASDHAIR WILLIS as his new creative consultant in a bid to overhaul his image.

7th September 2010

Fact: SIR Elton John, Justin Bieber and David Beckham led a star-studded video tribute to veteran U.S. newswoman Barbara Walters on Tuesday (07Sep10), when she made a full return to her chat show The View. The 80 year old underwent heart surgery May (10) and has since made a full recovery.

3rd September 2010

Fact: VICTORIA and David Beckham threw a star-studded birthday bash for their middle son, Romeo, in California on Wednesday (01Sep10) - Heidi Klum and husband Seal attended the party with their four children to celebrate the youngster turning eight.

12th August 2010

Fact: David Beckham's international soccer career is over - England team coach Fabio Capello announced live on TV on Wednesday (11Aug10) that he has axed the 35-year-old star from the squad because he is "a little bit old". Beckham is expected to play a farewell game in a friendly against France in November (10).

10th August 2010

Quote: "I'm a huge Friends fan. I know it's been over for quite some years but I could watch it over and over again. I love it." Soccer stud David Beckham can't get enough of the hit TV sitcom, which ended in 2004.

18th July 2010

Quote: "I think I've been hugged (in the dressing room) before. It was one of the Brazilian players from Madrid. It made me feel happy, yeah. I love a hug." David Beckham enjoys morale-boosting physical contact with his soccer team-mates.

17th July 2010

Quote: "She's down in my phone as 'Posh'. She will always be 'Posh'. And every now and then I'm 'Goldenballs'." David Beckham and his wife VICTORIA still use their favourite pet names for each other.

17th July 2010

Quote: "You never really get used to it. I think it's one of those things that always amazes me when you walk past people and there's a double-take." David Beckham is still surprised when he's recognised.

15th July 2010

Quote: "I definitely have more room for more but I said I would stick to (putting them on) my arms and back. My wife doesn't want me to touch my chest, she wants to touch my chest herself! She doesn't want me to have tattoos on my chest!" David Beckham is making plans for more body ink.

15th July 2010

Quote: "She'd had a bit to drink and then she gave me her number so I made her fall in love by giving her a bit more wine. We had our first kiss in a pub near my mum's." David Beckham wooed his wife VICTORIA with a drink.

5th June 2010

Fact: Snoop Dogg, Noel Gallagher, David Beckham and Ian Brown are all set to appear in a new Star Wars-themed commercial for sportswear label Adidas. The celebrities will recreate a famous scene from Star Wars Episode IV. In the clip, which is to be launched during England's World Cup soccer game against the U.S.A. next Saturday (12Jun10), Snoop Dogg can be seen waving Luke Skywalker's lightsaber.

20th March 2010

Fact: Celebrities including David Walliams, Cheryl Cole and David Beckham have helped to raise $44 million (£29 million) for Britain's Sport Relief charity. The BBC hosted a telethon event for the cause on Friday (19Mar10), which saw Girls Aloud star Cole perform. Meanwhile Walliams carried out a charity cycle and Beckham designed special t-shirts along with his wife Victoria and three sons to raise funds for the charity, which aims stamp out global poverty.

5th February 2010

Fact: Tiger Woods' infidelity scandal hasn't harmed his earnings - the shamed golfer earned $64 million (£40 million) from endorsements in 2009, landing him at number one on Forbes magazine's list of top athlete brands. British soccer ace David Beckham is a distant second with $18 million (£11.25 million).

20th January 2010

Quote: "I haven't said anything about retiring and I'm not thinking about it. It's something that's definitely not true and it's not going to happen. I am sure my wife will be fed up with me being at home when I stop. But I'm trying not to think about it yet." Soccer superstar David Beckham dismisses recent reports he is preparing to quit the sport.

12th January 2010

Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham has added another saintly tattoo to his body art collection - he has had a version of iconic painting Man of Sorrows - depicting Jesus on the cross - inked on his torso. The sports hunk already has a crucifix and angels tattooed on his back.

11th January 2010

Fact: Soccer star David Beckham gave fans an eyeful during a match in Turin, Italy on Sunday (10Jan10). The sportsman, currently on loan at AC Milan, was in the middle of a game with Juventus when he changed his shorts on the pitch - showing off his underwear to thousands of fans.

18th December 2009

Quote: "You look at Tom and he's one of the most handsome men I've ever met." David Beckham on pal Tom Cruise.

28th November 2009

Fact: David Beckham's flagship soccer academy in the U.K. is closing in January (10). The project, based in London, is set to tour around Britain.

5th November 2009

Quote: "When you see the little girls in pink jerseys and pink bobbles, it's the cutest thing you'll ever see." Soccer star and model David Beckham insists the sport is really taking off in his adopted Los Angeles.

29th October 2009

Quote: "Halloween's coming and I was thinking of Wolverine from X-Men. It's not some play-off ritual. I'm just lazy and can't be bothered to shave. Everybody keeps telling me to cut it and I'm stubborn." Soccer star David Beckham is incorporating his new fuzzy beard into his Halloween costume.

27th October 2009

Fact: David Beckham has received an apology on behalf of fans who turned on him earlier this year (09). Beckham was criticised by Los Angeles Galaxy supporters over his temporary move to Italian side AC Milan - but Greg Delgado, founder of the Galaxy supporters' club, has said sorry after the soccer ace steered the team to the Western Conference title on Sunday (25Oct09).

16th September 2009

Fact: Soccer star David Beckham has been named the best role model for children, topping pop singer Cheryl Cole, who came second in the U.K.'s National Mentoring Initiative poll of admirable adults.

15th September 2009

Quote: "I want to lick him all over. I just adore him. Lick, lick, lick." Sharon Osbourne is smitten by David Beckham.

3rd September 2009

Fact: David Beckham celebrated his 10th wedding anniversary with a new tattoo. The hunky dad of three had 10 roses inked around his arms - one for each year of his marriage to former Spice Girls star Victoria Beckham.

11th August 2009

Quote: "I'm very passionate about cleanliness and housework. I love to vacuum. And I also like cooking. My signature dish for Victoria is grilled prawns or lobster and fresh vegetables. And for the children and for myself it's pasta with fresh tomato sauce and olives." Soccer ace David Beckham is a domesticated family man.

15th July 2009

Quote: "One of them said, 'How old do I have to be to get my first tattoo?' And I said, 'A lot older than you are!'" Soccer star David Beckham admits his sons BROOKLYN, 10, ROMEO, six, and CRUZ, four, have expressed interest in getting inked like their dad - who boasts a total of 13 tattoos.

15th July 2009

Quote: "I've still got her in the menu of my phone as 'POSH'." Soccer star David Beckham admits he still calls his wife VICTORIA by her former Spice Girls nickname.

15th July 2009

Fact: David Beckham has had a ring of ten roses tattooed onto his arm - each flower symbolises every year he has been married to his pop star partner VICTORIA.

30th June 2009

Fact: Intimate snaps of VICTORIA and David Beckham, from the couple's personal collection, have been published. The pictures were commissioned by the pair between 2003 and 2004 and show the stars kissing and cuddling in a Manchester, England photo studio.

12th June 2009

Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham has topped a poll to find the greatest goal of all time. His eye-popping 25-yard free kick in the dying seconds of England's crunch World Cup qualifying match against Greece in 2001 came first in the survey by SportingFix.com.

12th June 2009

Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham has topped a poll to find the greatest goal of all time. His eye-popping 25-yard free kick in the dying seconds of England's crunch World Cup qualifying match against Greece in 2001 came first in the survey by SportingFix.com.

17th April 2009

Fact: David Beckham has posed for a photoshoot emulating Arnold Schwarzenegger's famous role from THE Terminator. The pictures will be seen in a new advertising campaign for cell phone company Motorola.

1st April 2009

Fact: David Beckham is the highest paid soccer star in the world, according to new figures - his annual income is $46 million (£32.4 million).

13th February 2009

Fact: VICTORIA and David Beckham pulled in $3.5 million (£2.5 million) in profit just from TV interviews and websites in 2007. The pair's Beckham Brand Limited company, which was set up to 'exploit' their celebrity status, filed the figures on Thursday (12Feb09).

19th January 2009

Fact: Soccer star David Beckham's healthy food range GO3, launched in November (08), is set to be taken off shelves - its makers, food company Findus, have been forced into administration.

9th January 2009

Quote: "My favourite parties are my sons'. They always have such great parties." Soccer ace David Beckham would shun a showbiz bash to hang out and have fun with sons BROOKLYN, ROMEO and CRUZ.

26th November 2008

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham has partied away with pop stars The Ting Tings, Katy Perry and rapper Missy Elliott for a new Adidas advert. The unusual mix of celebrities are featured dancing to a remix of FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS' 1967 song BEGGIN' in a new campaign to mark the sports label's 60th anniversary.

17th November 2008

Fact: A car once owned by soccer megastar David Beckham before he signed for U.K. football club Manchester United at the age of 19 is on sale $3,000 (GBP1,995) in Hampshire, south England.

29th October 2008

Quote: "Very few people can pull off wearing a suit and wear football shorts. He can do both." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz loves soccer star David Beckham's style.

27th October 2008

Quote: "I'm not too religious. But I believe there is something out there that looks after you. All my tattoos have a religious theme." Soccer star David Beckham has his own theory about God.

17th October 2008

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham is loaning his face and signature to a new range of healthy microwave meals in the U.K. The GO3 range, launched on Wednesday (15Oct08), includes fish fingers, noodles, and chicken wraps.

16th September 2008

Quote: "Along with women's denim the dVb men's collection has just launched, and who better than David to be my muse!" Fashion designer Victoria Beckham gets inspiration for her dVb brand creations from soccer star husband David Beckham.

2nd September 2008

Fact: David Beckham's soccer team L.A. Galaxy has charged a massive $1.2 million (GBP666,500) appearance fee for the star to take part in a friendly match in New Zealand. Beckham will play a game against Oceania XI on 6 December (08).

4th August 2008

Fact: Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy have sold 500,000 shirts with its sporting ace David Beckham's name emblazoned on the back - making the garment the best-selling sports top in the world.

12th July 2008

Quote: "I do miss a pub with a good lager shandy and a Sunday lunch while watching football." Soccer star David Beckham misses the typical British culture.

11th July 2008

Quote: "I sometimes say something and my teammates don't understand me. They they say things and I don't have a clue what they are going on about." Soccer star David Beckham is having trouble understanding the American accent.

8th July 2008

Quote: "I cry all the time. I'm like my mother - I can be quite emotional". L.A. Galaxy soccer star David Beckham isn't ashamed of revealing his softer side.

8th July 2008

Quote: "It's all real - they just caught me at a good angle." British soccer star David Beckham is modest about the size of his manhood, despite wearing nothing but briefs for his Emporio Armani ad. The billboard was unveiled last month (Jun08) in San Francisco, California.

3rd July 2008

Fact: Celebrity couple VICTORIA and David Beckham are to become the subject of a new British comedy musical called MACBECKS. The stage show will poke fun at the former SPICE GIRL and portray her as ambitious Lady MACbeth, for whom her husband sacrifices his successful soccer career.

21st June 2008

Quote: "As it was unveiling I was thinking, 'Oh my God. It's getting to the part where...' But it looks good I think." Soccer hunk-turned-underwear model David Beckham was terrified as his bulging talents were exposed at the launch of his latest Emporio Armani underwear ad on a massive mural in San Francisco, California last week (16Jun08).

17th June 2008

Fact: Soccer ace and wine enthusiast David Beckham has joined the Napa Valley Reserve, the U.S.A.'s first wine "country club", which describes itself as an "institute of higher education for vintners and friends of vintners".

10th June 2008

Quote: "One guy who I think is adorable but I would never imagine doing anything with - because he's taken and I love who he's taken by - is David Beckham." HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star Vanessa Hudgens reveals her celebrity crush.

25th April 2008

Quote: "From the moment he wakes up in the morning, he just spins on his head - until when he goes to sleep at night." David Beckham on his three-year-old son CRUZ's passion for breakdancing.

2nd April 2008

Quote: "She usually says things in interviews that come back to haunt me. She has said I used to wear her underwear - which is not true." Soccer hunk David Beckham sweats when his SPICE GIRL wife VICTORIA is invited onto TV talk shows.

22nd March 2008

Fact: ROMEO BECKHAM, the five-year-old son of England soccer ace David Beckham is a big fan of football star Tom Brady - and was spotted on a recent shopping trip with mum VICTORIA wearing a New England Patriots jersey bearing the players name and team number.

18th March 2008

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham has added another design to his tattoo collection - his 13th piece of body art appears down his left side, and features Chinese script which roughly translates as, "Life and death is a matter of fate, while prosperity and rank are decided by the heavens."

7th March 2008

Fact: Generous soccer star David Beckham stunned a Los Angeles bar worker recently when he left her a $900 (GBP450) tip. The sportsman had been celebrating with his L.A. Galaxy teammates at Joxer Daly's bar when he made the kind gesture.

6th March 2008

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham has been signed up to promote Sharpie pens. The LA Galaxy player - whose autograph is said to be the most sought after in the world - is the first non-American to endorse the product. He follows in the footsteps of American football stars Terrell Owens, Steve Young and Howie Long as well as pro-golfers Arnold Palmer and Gary Player by endorsing the pens.

6th March 2008

Quote: "I trust my wife 110 per cent. When people say VICTORIA wears the trousers, I'm happy." British soccer star David Beckham doesn't mind taking orders from his wife, SPICE GIRL Victoria Beckham.

5th March 2008

Quote: "I knew that David Beckham would be received as a superstar. Actually, I though that maybe I should put him in the new RAMBO film and chase him around the jungle for a couple of months." Action star Sylvester Stallone is a big fan of the British soccer star.

18th February 2008

Fact: British soccer star David Beckham surprised his SPICE GIRL wife VICTORIA on St. Valentine's Day (14Feb08) with a nude painting of screen siren Marilyn Monroe. The L.A. Galaxy player reportedly paid a five-figure sum for the artwork.

30th January 2008

Quote: "I just don't like guys in Speedos, unless it's David Beckham." Paris Hilton offers men beachwear advice.

10th January 2008

Fact: Artist Damien Hirst will be filmed by the BBC as he paints a portrait of soccer star David Beckham. The piece is expected to fetch millions in an auction for British charity appeal Sports Relief in March (08).

31st December 2007

Quote: "It was funny. He said to me, 'If you could teach me to play football then you'd be some player!'" Soccer star David Beckham on meeting singer STEVIE WONDER.

31st December 2007

Quote: "It was funny. He said to me, 'If you could teach me to play football then you'd be some player!'" Soccer star David Beckham on meeting singer STEVIE WONDER.

21st December 2007

Fact: Soccer stud David Beckham has bought his wife VICTORIA one of only 2,000 copies of fashion icon VALENTINO's new book, Valentino Garavani: First Name In Fashion, for Christmas. The signed book retails at a whopping $640 (GBP320).

5th December 2007

Quote: "I don't know why he's playing football (soccer) in Los Angeles. I don't understand." Scottish actor Dougray Scott is surprised English sports star David Beckham relocated to the U.S. to pursue his passion for soccer.

4th December 2007

Fact: Soccer star David Beckham, husband of POSH SPICE VICTORIA, bought each of the Spice Girls a bracelet to celebrate the start of their world tour in Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday (02Dec07).

2nd December 2007

Fact: David Beckham flew 13,000 miles (20,921 kilometres) to Vancouver, Canada on Saturday (01Dec07) after playing a soccer match for LA Galaxy in Wellington, New Zealand, to see the opening night of his wife VICTORIA's world tour with the Spice Girls. The WANNABE stars kick off their reunion tour on Sunday (02Dec07).

4th November 2007

Quote: "I've always been a fan of the Spice Girls, even before I met my wife. I'm excited more for the kids to actually see their mommy up on stage. I think it's going to be a great thing." David Beckham is looking forward to the upcoming SPICE GIRLS reunion tour.

3rd November 2007

Quote: "I was tired (and) I thought David Beckham'S crutch was a good place to rest." POSH SPICE VICTORIA BECKHAM pokes fun at the recent W magazine spread, which featured her and her husband semi-naked in provocative poses. In one shot, the pop star and designer appears to be sleeping on the bare-chested soccer stud's pelvis.

31st October 2007

Quote: "We talk about all sorts. What's happening that week, that day. What Jennifer's up to, what Victoria's up to. I speak to him at least three or four times a week." David Beckham likes a good gossip with Jennifer Lopez'S husband, MARC ANTHONY.

30th October 2007

Quote: "We talk about all sorts. What's happening that week, that day. What Jennifer's up to, what Victoria's up to. I speak to him at least three or four times a week." Soccer star David Beckham gives an insight into his new friendship with Jennifer Lopez's husband MARC ANTHONY.

12th October 2007

Quote: "I would adopt him any day. I'm such a dirty old cow." Rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne finds soccer superstar David Beckham attractive.

17th September 2007

Quote: "I really really like David Beckham but there's a big thing in England about his voice. People say he has a strange-sounding voice." DANIEL RADCLIFFE is upset by suggestions he sounds like soccer stud Beckham.

1st September 2007

Quote: "It's been pretty intense since we arrived - more than what we are used to. We're used to being followed by four or five cars maybe, but to have 47 cars in the first week, every day, following us, it was pretty insane." Soccer superstar David Beckham and his wife VICTORIA find the level of paparazzi attention in Los Angeles daunting.

24th August 2007

Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham played his first full 90 minutes in Major League Soccer (MLS) on Thursday night (23Aug07) as his new club Los Angeles Galaxy were beaten 3-0 by hometown rivals Chivas. Beckham flew back from England, after taking part in an international friendly with Germany, to suit up for the all-California clash.

24th August 2007

Fact: Oasis rocker Noel Gallagher won a scooter and a David Beckham fragrance after he came top of a pub quiz at his local London drinking spot.

16th August 2007

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham has silenced critics in the U.S. with his first goal for new team L.A. Galaxy on Wednesday night (15Aug07). He was mobbed by team mates after scoring in the 28th minute of the side's clash against D.C. United, and received a standing ovation from fans when he was substituted after 63 minutes to rest his recently injured ankle.

16th August 2007

Fact: Soccer ace David Beckham has silenced critics in the U.S. with his first goal for new team L.A. Galaxy on Wednesday night (15Aug07). He was mobbed by team mates after scoring in the 28th minute of the side's clash against D.C. United, and received a standing ovation from fans when he was substituted after 63 minutes to rest his recently injured ankle.

8th August 2007

Fact: Two of the world's highest paid athletes met in Canada on Monday (06Aug07) when David Beckham paid a visit to baseball superstar ALEX RODRIGUEZ before the New York Yankees star took the field for a game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Beckham was in town training for a Tuesday night (07Aug07) Los Angeles Galaxy game.

7th August 2007

Quote: I like to use creams, facial cream and body cream. It is nice to be married to Victoria because she has everything." Soccer ace David Beckham credits his style queen wife with equipping him for a beauty regime.

6th August 2007

Quote: "Unfortunately the photographers get me eating at certain places where I shouldn't really be eating because of being a sportsman. They have pictured me going out to get hamburgers and have taken pictures of me getting coffees." Soccer ace David Beckham's well-publicised love of fast food lands him in trouble with the L.A. Galaxy coach.

25th July 2007

Fact: David Beckham's L.A. Galaxy debut in a friendly against British Premiership team Chelsea scored the highest ratings for a soccer telecast in U.S. cable TV channel ESPN history.

24th July 2007

Quote: "It's one thing I'd like to try but I'm not allowed to do many water sports for insurance reasons. I can't jet ski, water ski, ride motorbikes, ride horses." Soccer superstar David Beckham hopes to perfect his surfing skills now he's a Los Angeles native.

17th July 2007

Quote: "It's great for them to be back together. I'm going to enjoy it. My boys are looking forward to seeing their mum on stage." Soccer star David Beckham isn't the only member of the family looking forward to the Spice Girls' reunion.

13th July 2007

Fact: David Beckham's arrival at new soccer club L.A. Galaxy has seen 250,000 team shirts sold.

12th July 2007

Fact: The sexy, scantily-clad shots of VICTORIA and David Beckham, featured in the new issue of style magazine W, were taken in a rock quarry in Spain.

10th July 2007

Fact: Soccer club LA Galaxy are counting down the seconds to the arrival of their new sporting ace David Beckham - a timer on the club's website reveals the star will be unveiled at 10am on Friday (13Jul07).

3rd July 2007

Quote: "I'm really excited about it, it's great they are going to be celebrating what they did all those years ago, and I think everyone's really looking forward to it." Soccer star David Beckham is on board with his wife VICTORIA's decision to rejoin the Spice Girls.

28th June 2007

Quote: "I admire David Beckham's looks, but I love VICTORIA and I respect her, so don't y'all get twisted." Kelly Rowland insists she won't act on any urges to seduce the soccer superstar out of her respect for his wife.

28th May 2007

Fact: British pop star Robbie Williams has made into onto a shortlist alongside David Beckham and SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL in a poll to find new faces to adorn the nation's banknotes.

23rd May 2007

Fact: One of David Beckham's future teammates at soccer side L.A. Galaxy has offered to work as the star's pool cleaner. Defender TY HARDEN hopes to boost his $18,000 (GBP9,000) annual earnings by working for the British sporting ace. Beckham will make $1 million (GBP500,000) a week with the team.

5th May 2007

Fact: The Beverly Hills estate soccer stud David Beckham and his wife Victoria have just bought for an estimated $20 million (GBP10 million) once belonged to the Sultan of Brunei.

26th February 2007

Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs bid $65,000 (GBP33,300) on a soccer lesson with David Beckham at SIR Elton John's post-Oscars party auction last night (25FEB07), but it wasn't enough to secure the prize.

25th February 2007

Fact: Soccer star David Beckham has signed up for a role in new First World War movie, TRUCE. He will join British actor Jason Statham and Bush rocker Gavin Rossdale in the film about the unofficial festive peace of Christmas 1914, when British and German soldiers called a brief truce to play a game of soccer.

18th February 2007

Fact: American fans of soccer star David Beckham have been told they will not be able to buy customised shirts for his new team LA Galaxy until the 31-year-old actually starts playing for the side later this year (07), because until then he is officially a Real Madrid player.

14th February 2007

Quote: "If I was gonna kiss a bloke, it would probably be David Beckham or Eddie Izzard." Lord Of The Rings star Dominic Monaghan on his male crushes.

9th February 2007

Quote: "They're a gorgeous family... I have a lot of respect and admiration for her style, for her amazing taste." Los Angeles bound VICTORIA and David Beckham have a celebrity fan in Jennifer Lopez.

5th February 2007

Quote: "But I wanna go to Posh and Becks' next big party so badly. I would like to lie down on the dining table and eat in front of them all." Rock star BETH DITTO plans to flaunt her voluptuous figure at VICTORIA and David Beckham's next gathering of svelte celebrities.

2nd February 2007

Quote: "I think he's a terrific guy and the property I have in Los Angeles are mansions that are being built in Palos Verdes, so if they want one I hope he calls." Property tycoon-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump would like to make David Beckham and his family feel at home when they move to California this summer (07).

2nd February 2007

Fact: Soccer stud David Beckham, LL Cool J and funnyman Jimmy Fallon have teamed up with American football star CHAD JOHNSON, dubbed Hanging With Chad, for a series of new NFL Network ads which will premiere during the Super Bowl telecast on Sunday (04FEB07).

26th January 2007

Quote: "I haven't met him yet, but I might just put him in my next RAMBO film and chase him around the jungle for a couple of months." Sylvester Stallone on soccer ace David Beckham.

17th January 2007

Fact: David Beckham and his wife VICTORIA won't be the only celebrity couple tied up in the LA Galaxy organisation when the soccer superstar joins the Major League Soccer team this summer (07) - captain LANDON DONOVAN wed actress Bianca Kajlich in Santa Barbara, California on New Year's Eve (31DEC06).

21st September 2006

Fact: Soccer superstar David Beckham's unintentionally funny comment "I want (my son) BROOKLYN to be christened, but I don't know into what religion yet" is included in a new book, I WISH I'D SAID THAT, of witty remarks.

18th September 2006

Fact: Former SPICE GIRL Victoria Beckham and her soccer superstar husband David Beckham have been voted the most attractive parents in a survey by British food company Avent. Brad Pitt was voted second most attractive dad while his partner Angelina Jolie was named third most attractive mother.

7th July 2006

Fact: Girls Aloud star Cheryl Tweedy and her soccer star boyfriend ASHLEY COLE have moved next door to fellow sports ace David Beckham and his wife VICTORIA in Hertfordshire, England.

7th June 2006

Fact: VICTORIA and David Beckham were forced to abandon plans to have World War Two planes fly over their Hertfordshire mansion during their $1.2 million (GBP666,600) Full Length and Fabulous charity ball last month (MAY06), fearing the air display would offend German guests.

9th March 2006

Quote: "I'm kinda like the bad boy... I steal David Beckham's ladies." US TV star/rapper Nick Cannon on his new soccer movie, which he's currently shooting in Madrid, Spain.

11th February 2006

Fact: <p>Robbie Williams is officially the ultimate celebrity Casanova, according to a survey by Buena Vista International, beating soccer hunk David Beckham and actor Jude Law to the top spot. </p>

11th January 2006

Fact: <p>England soccer star David Beckham has been appointed as a judge for the British Book Awards - even though his wife VICTORIA recently admitted she has never read a book. </p>

1st December 2005

Fact: <p>Soccer superstar David Beckham earned $85,000 (GBP47,500) per day last year (04) through wages and sponsorship deals, according to figures released by his accountants yesterday (30NOV05). </p>

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