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David Beckham

3.85 of 5 stars 3.85  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  3 reviews
David Beckham is both a brilliant footballer and a global icon. The slightest story about his life generates huge media coverage, but those truly close to him have never given their side of his incredible journey - until now.

Ted Beckham's story is the ultimate dream of every father who has kicked a football with his son. A lifelong Manchester United supporter, Ted has seen...more
Published by Boxtree, Limited (first published June 1st 2006)
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David Beckham My Son,
By Ted Beckham,
Genre: Biography

I would rate this book with 4 stars (****) as it is a fantastic and inspirational story, yet it lacks a certain element, one that would make it purely exceptional.

This is a book about a great man, David Beckham. From when he was born all the way till his last match, his career. He was a boy living in Chingford. He went to his first match and he knew his life plan from there. He was determined to reach the top of world football, play for the gr...more
Leiden Sergeyevna
Oct 30, 2013 Leiden Sergeyevna rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: David Beckham fans, Man-U lovers, football fans
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The 240 page hard bound book is about David Beckham's life, from his birth until 2005 when he has played for Real Madrid and has established The David Beckham Football Academy. It mainly focuses on David's profession as a footballer, with several side stories about his personal life.

It's quite entertaining the way Ted gives details on David's interest in football from the beginning, on his hard work, triumphs, and dedication to the sports. Ted recounts how he supported his son's passion for foot...more
3.5 stars.

I found Ted Beckham's book to be an enjoyable one. It is short and very easy to read, a book that could quite comfortably be read in a single day or sitting. I particularly liked the way that David's childhood was described and it was shown that he had to work very hard to get to the top of his chosen sport. Although the writing could have been improved, the book still offered terrific insights into the much-speculated life of David Beckham. A good read for any keen football supporter.
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