David Beckham

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LernerClassroom, Jan 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 106 pages
Think you know all there is to know about David Beckham? Well, did you know that: ? At age thirteen, he won soccers famous Bobby Charlton Skills Tournament? ? Hes the first English player to score in three World Cup tournaments? ? After making a mistake in the 1998 World Cup, he was so unpopular in England that he went to the United States to escape angry fans and media? Young David Beckham dreamed of one thingplaying for his beloved Manchester United soccer team. At age thirteen, that dream became reality. Hes starred for Manchester United, for Englands national team, and more recently for the Spanish team Real Madrid. Find out how this boy from East London became soccers most famous superstar.
 

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Contents

Redemption
1
His Dad and a Ball
5
Dream Coming True
13
Moving Up
22
Youth Is Served
29
A Star Is Made
38
More Than Redemption
46
One David Beckham
56
Beckhams Reign in Spain
82
A Bright Future
95
Personal Statistics
98
Career Club Statistics
99
Glossary
100
Sources
102
Bibliography
103
Websites
104

Photos
58
England Captain
65
The End of an Era
74
Index
105
Back Cover
108
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