Professional football player David Beckham, born May 2, 1975, in London, England. From the moment he already first kick a soccer ball, Beckham started betting Manchester United, England's legendary football group, at 18, and was a starter by the time he was 20. He's likewise played for Real Madrid. In 2007 he signed a five-year, $250-million contract with the L.A. Galaxy. Born May 2, 1975, in Leytonstone, Greater London, UK, to parents Ted Beckham, an appliance technician, and his wife Sandra, a hairstylist, David Beckham was the family's only son. A middle child in between 2 sisters, Beckham matured with parents and siblings who were dedicated followers of Manchester United, England's legendary football franchise.