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David Beckham

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David Robert Joseph Beckham ( BEK-əm; born 2 May 1975) is an English former professional footballer, the president and co-owner of Inter Miami and co-owner of Salford City. Primarily a right winger and known for his range of passing, crossing ability and free-kick taking, Beckham has been hailed as one of the greatest and most recognisable midfielders of his generation, as well as one of the best free-kick takers of all time. He won 19 major trophies in his career, and is the first English player to win league titles in four different countries: England, Spain, the United States and France.Beckham's professional club career began with Manchester United, where he made his first-team debut in 1992 at age 17. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Beckham has received more than 43,167,094 page views. His biography is available in 109 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 104 in 2019). David Beckham is the 53rd most popular soccer player (up from 54th in 2019), the 428th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 443rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Soccer Player.

David Beckham is a retired English footballer who played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team. He is the first English player to win league titles in four countries.

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  • 109

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Among soccer players, David Beckham ranks 53 out of 16,880Before him are Ruud Gullit, Omar Sívori, Ricardo Zamora, Romário, Roger Milla, and Roberto Carlos. After him are Djalma Santos, Jairzinho, George Weah, Béla Guttmann, Paolo Rossi, and Giacinto Facchetti.

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Among people born in 1975, David Beckham ranks 4Before him are Angelina Jolie, 50 Cent, and Bradley Cooper. After him are Enrique Iglesias, Kate Winslet, Charlize Theron, Tobey Maguire, Milla Jovovich, Marion Cotillard, Charles Michel, and Sia.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Beckham ranks 428 out of 7,765Before him are Edward the Martyr (962), Graham Hill (1929), A. A. Milne (1882), Angus Young (1955), Deborah Kerr (1921), and Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882). After him are Bernie Ecclestone (1930), Tony Blair (1953), Eadweard Muybridge (1830), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Saint Walpurga (710), and Robert Edwards (1925).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, David Beckham ranks 4Before him are George Best (1946), Bobby Charlton (1937), and Stanley Matthews (1915). After him are Bobby Moore (1941), Gordon Banks (1937), Denis Law (1940), Bobby Robson (1933), Kenny Dalglish (1951), Kevin Keegan (1951), Duncan Edwards (1936), and Peter Shilton (1949).