David Beckham(1975-), Footballer
David Robert Joseph Beckham
Sitter in 6 portraits
Beckham contributed to nineteen major footballing trophy wins in a career where he played for Manchester United (1992-2003), Real Madrid (2003-7), LA Galaxy (2007-12) and Paris Saint-Germain (2013). He captained the English national team fifty-eight times over a six-year period. In 1999 he married 'Spice Girl' Victoria Adams, with whom he has three sons and a daughter. Beckham's high public profile has ensured that his image is in demand by brands and fashion companies. He received an OBE in 2003 and in 2010 was presented with the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2018, Beckham announced his newly established Major League Soccer team, Club Internacional de Futbol Miami.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
by Juergen Teller
digital chromogenic print, 1998
- Victoria Beckham (née Adams) (wife)
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