DAVID BECKHAM

 


Full Name: David Robert Joseph Beckham

Hometown: Leytonstone, UK

Relationship Status: Married to Victoria Beckham

Birthday: May 2, 1975

Biography:

David Robert Joseph Beckham or popularly known as David Beckham was born May 2, 1975, became a pop culture icon after numerous U.K. successes on the field and for his chiseled visuals.

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Beckham started his professional athletic career with British soccer team Manchester United in 1992 when he was 17 years old. In July 2007, the soccer stud signed a five-year, $250 million deal to play for the L.A. Galaxy soccer team and uprooted his family to America to continue his sporting career.

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Beckham married to Spice Girl wife Victoria “Posh” Adams since 1999, the couple are a true paparazzi obsession. In 1997, the soccer sensation started dating Victoria Adams, after she attended a Manchester United match. She was famously known as "Posh Spice" of the pop music group Spice Girls, one of the world’s famous pop groups at the time, and his team was also enjoying a great run of success. Therefore, their relationship instantly attracted a great deal of media attention. The couple were dubbed “Posh and Becks” by the media. Beckham proposed to her on 24 January 1998 in a restaurant in Cheshunt, England.

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And on 4 July 1999, they married at Luttrellstown Castle in Ireland. Beckham's teammate Gary Neville was the best man, and the couple’s infant son, Brooklyn, was the ring bearer. The media were kept away from the ceremony, as the Beckhams had an exclusive deal with OK! Magazine, but newspapers were still able to obtain photographs showing them sitting on golden thrones. There were 437 staff employed for the wedding reception, which was estimated to have cost £500,000.

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David and Victoria Beckham have four children: sons Brooklyn Joseph (born 4 March 1999 at Portland Hospital, London), Romeo James (born 1 September 2002 at Portland Hospital, London), Cruz David (born 20 February 2005 at Ruber International Hospital, Madrid), and daughter Harper Seven (born 10 July 2011 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles). 

Elton John is godfather to Brooklyn and Romeo Beckham; their godmother is Elizabeth Hurley. Beckham’s three sons have all played football in the Arsenal Academy. Like their father, Brooklyn and Romeo have both done modeling work and been named among GQ’s best dressed British men. Brooklyn previously played football for Arsenal U16, but was released at the end of the 2014–15 season. In July 2007 the family moved into their $22-million home in Beverly Hills.


Source: Image Credit - Courtesy of David Beckham | Instagram

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