|Birth Name:||David Robert Joseph Beckham|
|Date of Birth:||02/05/1975|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Net Worth:||280 million pounds|
The soccer legend David Beckham net worth is certain to be high and keep on rising seeing his extraordinary performance in each match.
Born on May 2, 1975 in London, England, Beckham has played for Manchester United, England Real Madrid and the L.A. Galaxy. Married to a popular Spice girl, Victoria Beckham, David Beckham net worth and popularity rose alongside his wife’s business and fame. Beckham started off her career with the legendary team Manchester United in his teens. Beckham signed a $250 million contract with the L.A. Galaxy that gave David Beckham net worth a huge hike. After the contract ended, he decided to retire in 2013.
The brilliant soccer player, David Beckham was born on May 2, 1975 in Leytonstone, London, England as David Robert Joseph Beckham. He is English and belongs to white ethnicity. His father, Ted Beckham was an appliance repairman while his mother Sandra Georgina was a hair stylist. Beckham grew up with two siblings, a younger and an elder. His family was a huge fan of the legendary soccer team of England, Manchester United.
Beckham won the Bobby Charlton Soccer Schools National Skills Competition when he was 11 years old. The talented kid caught attention of Manchester United team officials, who offered him to play in club’s youth league. The sixteen years old boy left home to play for Manchester United training division. A couple of years later, he already in the club and in 1995, he became a full-time starter.
From the early age, his parents’ massive interest in football directed his interest and focus in football. He attended Bobby Charlton’s football school in Manchester and won a training session at FC Barcelona. Since the early childhood, David Beckham net worth had started to become predictable. He joined Manchester in early 1990s and had scored 85 goals in between 1992-2003.
In 2002, after England got qualified for the 2002 World Cup winning against Greece, Beckham signed a $22 million contract with Manchester United. The contract was valid for three years.
On July 1, 2003, David Beckham net worth hiked as he signed a 4 year contract with Real Madrid worth $40 million. He wore jersey number 23 instead of 7 when he was in Real Madrid and soon became popular among his fans. However, he did not perform as expected to neither of the Spanish League or the Champions League. Even though his dedication and contribution towards the team won the heart of many football fans, Real Madrid’s manager could not gain enough of satisfaction seeing him underperform.
Later in 2007, Beckham moved to America signing a five year deal with the L.A. Galaxy worth $250 million which added a huge sum to David Beckham net worth. Beckham’s relocation also boosted his wife’s career in fragrance line, television appearances and dress line. With Beckham in Galaxy, the team sold more than 5,000 season tickets in no time.
Since then Beckham’s health has been a little too upsetting followed by injuries and spraining knee ligament. Besides, his career also affected due to injuries in addition to missing out chance to play in 2010 World Cup due to injury.
After three years, on May 16, 2013, 38 years old Beckham declared his retirement at the end of 2013 season. After playing for 21 years and getting all the name and fame a star would desire, Beckham showered his fans, family and well-wishers with gratitude and appreciation of their much needed support in his career and life.
Beckham’s recognition has not come without any effort. He scored in his debut game in the European Cup against Galatasary. In 1997, he became Professional Footballers’ Association Young Player of the year.
The extraordinary player’s trademark involves the kind of free-kick which is named ‘Beckham’. In this, he lifts the ball and sends it towards the far post making the keeper confused but dipping the ball just under the bar for the goal. In 1999, he contributed to Manchester United’s success in Premier League title, the FA Cup championship and the Champions league. Furthermore, he received Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) award in Queen’s Birthday Honors for his service to football in 2003.
The talented soccer player gained recognition not only for his performances, but also his attractive and well-maintained body draws attention of viewers. Therefore, he received vote for #1 best male body in “Celebrity Bodies” in 2001. Time magazine also chose him as Time 100 in 2004. Additionally, Forbes ranked him #5 The Celebrity 100 list in 2008.
David Beckham net worth can not only be calculated in terms of number but all these awards, recognition and honors also increases his value.
Beckham and Victoria met in 1997 and fell in love. Later on March 4, 1999, Beckham married the Spice Girl pop singer, Victoria Beckham. The couple had a son, Brooklyn Joseph, before they married. They had an extravagant wedding in Dublin, Ireland and the cost of expenses in their wedding raised to $800,000. The couple now has 4 children: Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper Seven. Even though the couple underwent some issues regarding Beckham’s involvement with his secretary, the strong and beautiful Victoria holds on her husband as she says she loves him immensely.
By 2013, he reached a peak of success and his net worth was estimated to be $46 million annually. While by 2017, David Beckham net worth is estimated to be around 280 million pounds. However, the digits may vary since his income is still undisclosed.
No matter how much David Beckham net worth rises to or falls, his performances has always and will always keep winning the heart of millions of soccer fans.