10 interesting David Beckham stats


1 – David Beckham was the first Englishman to win the UEFA Club Player of the Year award when he collected the award during Manchester United’s 1998-99 treble season.

4 – David Beckham has won four different league titles. He won the Premier League with Manchester United, La Liga with Real Madrid, the MLS Cup’with LA Galaxy and this season’s French Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain.

5 – David Beckham made 5 appearances on loan at Preston North End during the 1994-95 season, at one point playing alongside Manchester United’s manager of next season, David Moyes.

6 – David Beckham won 6 Premier League titles with Manchester United during his stay between 1993 and 2003. Only Ryan Giggs (13), Paul Scholes (11), Gary Neville (8), Denis Irwin (7) and Roy Keane (7) have more winners’ medals.

9 – David Beckham received 9 red cards during his career – once for Manchester United, four times for Real Madrid, once for LA Galaxy, once for Paris Saint-Germain and twice for England.

£24.5m – Real Madrid paid Manchester United £24.5 million for the signature of David Beckham on 18 June 2003, making him the second most expensive English player of all-time at the time, behind Rio Ferdinand.

53 – David Beckham shot to fame on the opening game of the 1996-97 Premier League season when he scored from inside his own half, 53 metres out in the 87th minute, lofting the ball over Neil Sullivan as Manchester United beat Wimbledon 3-0.

107 – David Beckham finishes his career with 107 Champions League appearances – he was the first Englishman to surpass the century mark. The only Englishmen to make more appearances to date are Paul Scholes (124) and Gary Neville (109).

115 – David Beckham is one of only seven players to have won 100 or more caps for England. His 115 is second only to Peter Shilton (125) making him the most capped outfield player for the England national team. Beckham won his first cap under Glenn Hoddle on 1 September 1996 versus Moldova and his final for Fabio Capello versus Belarus on 14 October 2009.

265 – David Beckham made 265 Premier League appearances throughout his career, all for Manchester United.