Born: 2 May 1975
Birthplace: Leytonstone, England
Best Known As: Real Madrid midfield star and Mr. Posh Spice

Beckham is a leading English footballer and a former star of the legendary team Manchester United. Beckham was already a fan favorite when he married Spice Girls star Victoria Adams (“Posh Spice”) in July of 1999; the combination of the two heartthrobs proved irresistible to the press and public, and they became one of Britain’s most famous couples. As a player Beckham is particularly known for his free kick expertise, hot temper and spectacular long-range shots (including a famous goal from midfield against Wimbledon in 1996). In June of 2003, Manchester United sold Beckham to the Spanish team Real Madrid for a transfer fee of 35 million euros (about 25 million British pounds).
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