David Beckham Rookie Card

Joining Manchester United in 1991 and playing for them until 2003 David Beckham is another footballer form the class of 92. A legend in the football world. Playing top ball all over Europe and later joining the LA Galaxy in the MLS. Beckham had 394 appearances for United, scored 85 goals, and had 152 assists. On top of that David won 15 trophies with them.

This is the 1996-97 Merlin Premier Gold David Beckham rookie card.

Beckham had 115 appearances for the England National Team from 1996 to 2009. Scoring 17 goals and 36 assists. He will be known as one of the biggest world wide names to ever play the game.

“How can you forget that 60-yard goal? He tried it about 10 minutes before he scored and I said to my assistant Brian Kidd, “If he tries that again, he’s off.”

– Sir Alex Ferguson

“I would be very proud if, one day, I’m held in the same esteem as George Best or David Beckham.”

– Cristiano Ronaldo

David Beckham’s Individual Honors

Premier League Player of the Month August 1996
FWA Tribute Award 2008
Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year 1996–97
England Player of the Year: 2003
UEFA Club Footballer of the Year 1998–99
UEFA Club Midfielder of the Year 1998–99
Premier League 10 Seasons Awards (1992/93-2001/02):
– Domestic & Overall Team of the Decade
– Goal of the Decade (vs. Wimbledon, 17 August 1996)
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2001
UEFA Team of the Year 2001, 2003
Real Madrid Player of the Year 2005–2006
PFA Awards:
– PFA Young Player of the Year 1996–97
– PFA Team of the Year 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–2000
FIFA 100
ESPY Awards:
– Best Male Soccer Player 2004
– Best MLS Player 2008
– Best MLS Player 2011
English Football Hall of Fame 2008
BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award 2010
MLS Comeback Player of the Year Award 2011
Major League Soccer Best XI 2011

 


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