Former English captain David Beckham is set to retire from professional football at the end of the season. Outstanding player, never the best but arguably the most famous of his generation. If you are not a soccer fan you might not know who’s Cannavaro, Ronaldinho, or even Messi, but you probably know who’s David Beckham.
Here’s a video from 1996, Manchester United vs Wimbledon, a goal which puts the 21-year-old Beckham on global headlines (for the first time). The rest is history.