Beckham, an English star who currently plays in the US for the LA Galaxy, is probably responsible for drawing more attention to the sport of soccer than any other modern day player.
Although he is famous for his celebrity wife (Victoria Ã¬Posh SpiceÃ®), his incredibly high salary playing for the Galaxy (6.5 million per year for a 5 year contract), and his sexy billboard underwear ads, we must not forget that Beckham has had an amazing soccer career over the span of the last decade.
He has played for some of the most exclusive club teams, like Manchester United, Real Madrid, and AC Milan. He also plays for the English National team, of which he was captain from 2000-2006, and where he holds the record for the all-time appearance record for an outfield player. Beckham has twice been the runner-up for the FIFA World Player of the Year.
As a number 10 player, David Beckham is someone that his teammates know that they can count on for certain things. Beckham is known for his creative, lethal set pieces. He has the ability to put amazing, precise spin on the ball, allowing the ball to bend around defenders and into the goal. There was even a movie made named after him Ã¬Bend it Like BeckhamÃ®.
Although he may be past his prime, David Beckham is still responsible for making a lot of people want to know more about the sport of soccer, especially in the United States.
To find out more about Beckham or other number 10 players, please go to Soccer Number 10 Official Site..