David Robert Joseph Beckham, is a retired English footballer. He has played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, Los Angeles Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team for which he holds the appearance record for an outfield player. He was the first English player to win league titles in four countries, England, Spain, the United States and France. He announced his retirement at the end of the 2012–13 season and, on 18 May 2013, played the final game of his 20-year career.
Notable quotes :
- I still look at myself and want to improve.
- As a footballer, you always want to test yourself against the best.
- People react to criticism in different ways, and my way is definitely to come out fighting.
- I just want people to see me as a hard-working footballer and someone who is passionate about the game.
- Soccer is a magical game.