David Beckham is among the most popular football/soccer players around the world. He is a power personality couple in both the USA and England. Even the biggest Beckham followers probably have no idea these 14 unbelievable facts.
1. Won the Coveted Bobby Charlton Soccer Schools National Skills Competition
The moment he was 11, he won the coveted Bobby Charlton Soccer Schools National Skills competition. The win gained Beckham a trip to Barcelona, where he pulled the focus of a Manchester United soccer talent scout.
2. Suffers From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
He suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Everything has to be strictly organized and, if possible, in pairs.
3. David Beckham is Regularly Ranked Among the Sport’s Highest Earners
Beckham is regularly ranked among the sport’s highest earners, in 2013 he was listed as the best paid player in the world, earning over $50 million in the previous YEAR.
4. Beckham’s H&M Underwear Short Film Ads: Big Hit
Exclusive short film by David Beckham Body wear for H&M Collection in 2013 with some hitting large number of views in just couple of days.
5. He has his own Fragrance Called Homme by David Beckham
He has his own Fragrance Called Homme by David Beckham
6. David Beckham was searched for More than Other Sports Topic
David Beckham was searched for more than other sports topic on Google in 2003 and 2004.
7. David Beckham wears a new pair of football shoes for every single game
He wears a new pair of football shoes for every single game he plays at an estimated cost of ₤ 300 ($513) a pair.
8. David Beckham has Insurance on his own Legs
David Beckham has insurance on his own legs. They are covered for about $70 million.
9. David Beckham Trains His Sons in Martial Arts
He trains his sons in martial arts so that they can protect their sister Harper Seven.
10. David Beckham Nick-Named Golden Balls
His nick-named ‘Golden Balls’, while Victoria once revealed that David loves to wear her thongs.
11. David Beckham Sold their Wedding’s Pictures in $2.2 million
The couple sold the pictures of their wedding to OK! magazine for $2.2 million.
12. David Beckham’s Net Worth is $350 Million
13. David had to choose a new jersey number. His old number, # 7, was already taken
When he went to play for Real Madrid, David had to choose a new jersey number. His old number, # 7, was already taken. He chose # 23 because it was Michael Jordan’s number.
14. Tom Cruise hosted a “Welcome to L.A.” party for David Beckham
Tom Cruise hosted a “Welcome to L.A.” party for the couple after Beckham joined the Galaxy in 2007.