Description Beckham - The Future de Gwen Russell:
The accomplishments of England's greatest and best-loved soccer player are traced in this inspiring biography, now revised and updatedSoccer superstar and darling of the paparazzi, David Beckham has reached iconic status across the world for his achievements and exploits both on and off the field. This all-inclusive biography traces his incredible life starting from his early years playing for Manchester United at the age of 17 up to his career with Paris Saint-Germain in 2013--his entire salary for which he pledged to a Parisian children's charity. Beckham's successes on the field--he is the only player to score a goal in three different World Cups--are only matched by his public accomplishments. Aside from his marriage to Victoria Beckham, he is also known for his support for UNICEF, his work as a goodwill ambassador for the charity, and for founding soccer academies in both Los Angeles and London. Beckham was instrumental in promoting London's 2012 Olympics, and carrying the Torch was a fitting reward. This is the inspiring story of an extremely talented and devoted man's rise to the top and the complete portrait of soccer's golden boy.
Gwen Russell is also the author of "Arise Sir Tom Jones" and "Jeremy Clarkson."