David Beckham: My Side

Author: David Beckham

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007373449

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 544

View: 5066

David Beckham is one of the world's foremost media icons, his popularity transcending sport and cultural divides. This is his own in-depth account of his career to date, for Manchester United and England, and of his childhood, family and personal life.


Author: David Beckham,Tom Watt

Publisher: It Books

ISBN: 9780060570941

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 464

View: 8379

The Last Word on David Beckham There is only one David Beckham -- and it's not always the one you read about in the newspapers and magazines or see in the movies. From humble East End London beginnings, the boy with prodigious soccer skills grew up to be one of the most gifted athletes of his generation as well as a sex symbol and fashion icon. Along the way he married Spice Girl Victoria "Posh" Adams, and together they inhabit a celebrity whirlwind of Diana-esque proportions. In Both Feet on the Ground, David talks candidly about the perils of fame (his wife and son were the targets of a notorious kidnapping plot and he is the subject of almost daily tabloid rumors); the struggle to balance his roles as a devoted husband and besotted father with his globetrotting existence as an international soccer star; the behind-the-scenes stories of his most memorable and heartbreaking (if only he could retake that infamous penalty kick against Portugal in Euro 2004) career moments; the controversy surrounding his first year at Real Madrid after his $41 million transfer from Manchester United, the storied English team he joined as a teenager and led for more than a decade; and, finally, his love of America, where he plans to start a soccer school and perhaps, one day, even play professionally. Both Feet on the Ground is David Beckham's own extraordinary story, told by the man who knows him best -- David Beckham.

Who Is David Beckham?

Author: Ellen Labrecque,Who HQ

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399544054

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 4500

Whether you call it football or soccer, there's no disputing that David Beckham is one of the best players in the history of the game! Whenever a young David Beckham was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he'd always answer with the same response: I want to be a footballer. This English native got his wish when he joined the Manchester United team in 1991. Since then, he has been crossing, bending, and free-kicking his way to stardom. In his twenty-year career as a professional soccer player, he has won nineteen major trophies, and appeared at three FIFA World Cup tournaments. David Beckham has become an international cultural icon for his soccer skills, his charity work, and his fashionable wife and family. Young soccer fans are in for a treat with this Who HQ book.

David Beckham Fifty Defining Fixtures

Author: Steve Tongue

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445646420

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 168

View: 2113

Fifty matches that defined the career of one of the world’s most famous footballers...


Author: David Beckham

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN: 9780340792698

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 94

View: 8964

Because of his success on the football field and his high-profile marriage to a Spice Girl, David Beckham has had much written about him. This however, is the first time he has revealed his own story. The text follows Beckham's life using photographs and his own words.

The David Beckham Quiz Book

Author: Kevin Snelgrove

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1909949345

Category: Games

Page: 19

View: 1661

David Beckham’s name is known around the globe but he wasn’t always the polished ambassador for his country that he is today. David started out as a quiet boy from east London with a dream of becoming a footballer. Find out how much you know about David’s journey from shy midfielder to England captain and international icon by tackling the 100 questions in The David Beckham Quiz Book. Which caretaker manager promoted David to England team captain? Who invented the nickname ‘Golden Balls’? In what year was David awarded the OBE? The answers to these brain-teasers and more are all inside this book. Full of facts about David’s life on and off the pitch, including his England and international career, family and friends, highlights and low points as well as many personal details this book will help you to discover the man behind the public image. This is a must-have book for all David Beckham fans and for anyone interested in finding out more about one of the most popular and recognisable footballers of all time.

Pop Culture in Europe

Author: Juliana Tzvetkova

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440844666

Category: Social Science

Page: 414

View: 4746

A fascinating survey of popular culture in Europe, from Celtic punk and British TV shows to Spanish fashion and Italian sports. • Makes connections between pop culture in Europe to that of the United States • Provides further readings and a bibliography at the end of the work • Includes sidebars throughout the text with additional anecdotal information • Features appendices with top-ten lists of songs, movies, and books

David Beckham

Author: Ted Beckham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780330446457

Category: Soccer players

Page: 192

View: 3685

David Beckham is both a brilliant footballer and a global icon. The slightest story about his life generates huge media coverage, but those truly close to him have never given their side of his incredible journey - until now. Ted Beckham's story is the ultimate dream of every father who has kicked a football with his son. A lifelong Manchester United supporter, Ted has seen his son David captain both his beloved Reds and England, as well as becoming an inspiration for a generation along the way. Even David Beckham was once an ordinary kid dreaming of making a living out of football, and in this celebratory book Ted Beckham lovingly charts what happened from David's birth to his move to Real Madrid. This book is special not just because of Ted's role as the father of a hero, but because Ted has given exclusive access to all the family photo albums and the unparalleled collection of memorabilia he has amassed during David's career. The book features a 40 page plate section of exclusive images to complement the text, revealing a side to David that has never been seen before. David Beckham: My Son will delight his fans, giving a fascinating insight into the early life of David, his ambition and determination to succeed, as well as his father's pride and joy as he watched him grow into a great footballer.