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David Beckham

Occupation: Footballer

Nationality: British

Born: May 2, 1975 (38)

A football legend for both England and Manchester United, David Beckham's career began when he was 17. In 2003, he moved to Real Madrid, before eventually settling at LA Galaxy in the US in 2007, spending five years with the MLS side. In January 2013, Beckham signed a five-month deal with French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain, and plans to donate his entire salary to a local children's charity.

He is married to Victoria Beckham (formerly Victoria Adams) of the Spice Girls and has four children: Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper Seven who was born in July 2011.

Beckham received an OBE in 2003 and captained the England football team from 2000 to 2006. He was appointed a UNICEF goodwill ambassador in 2005.

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