David Beckham has announced that he is retiring from professional football. He retires as one of the biggest stars in soccer with a long and illustrious career full of winners medals.
Beckham spent his 21 years playing for Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, AC Milan, and Paris Saint-Germain. At 38 years old he has decided to hang up his football boots. He was never the greatest player, but has always been an excellent player and an icon wherever he went.
Beckham won 22 trophies in his time playing football with the most coming during his 394 games at Manchester United. In his time in the Premier League he scored 85 goals and won 6 EPL titles, 2 FA Cups, 4 Community Shields, 1 FA Youth Cup, 1 Champions League, and 1 Intercontinental Cup. He was also a part of the historic Treble winning team in 1998-99.
His trophy cabinet includes 1 La Liga title, 1 Spanish Supercopa trophy, 2 MLS Cups, and 1 French Ligue One title as well as numerous individual awards.
During his career in both professional and international football, he has made a name for himself with both his flashy lifestyle and his ability on the pitch. His bending, curving, curling free kicks and passing being the two talents that made him so well known.
His goal against Greece to send England to the World Cup is probably the highlight of his international career with England:
All 85 goals scored with Manchester United in the Premier League:
Some of his many free kicks: