David Beckham announces retirement from professional football
World-famous footballer and former England skipper David Beckham has announced his retirement from professional football to conclude his celebrated career of more than two decades. He will take retirement after the end of this season.
Key achievements of David Beckham
- Joined Manchester United as a 14-year-old in 1992 and made 398 appearances.
- Won the Champions League, six Premier League titles and two FA Cups with Manchester United.
- Earned 115 caps for England, most capped outfield player of in the history of England.
- Won 19 trophies of which 10 are League titles.
- Only English player to win Championship titles in 4 different countries
- Key member of the Treble Team and helped it in addition of Champions League, 2 FA Cups, 1 Intercontinental Cup and 4 Community Shields to a long list of its victories.
- First English player who scored in 3 consecutive World Cup Finals.
- Helped the English team to clinch French League 1 Championship in 19 years.
What is a Treble Team?
- ‘Treble Team’ is a term associated with football which refers to a team that wins three trophies in a single season.
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2013