Winning Early in LifeAt age 11, Beckham won the Bobby Charlton Soccer Schools National Competition.
This event was a large contributer to the start of his alete soccer career.
Sweet Sixteen SuccessAt 16, Beckham left home and was playing for Manchester United training division.
An event that helped him to eventually make the actual team (Manchester United).
SuccessBeckham made it onto the Manchester United club team.
He was building himself into a better player.
Becoming GreatBeckham became a full-time starter for Manchester United.
He was creating a baseline for himself to be recruited to other, more popular and successful teams.
Being RecognizedDavid Beckham was named the Professional Footballers' Association Young Player.
David Beckham's name was starting to become more popular.
MarriageVictoria and David marry in a hotel close to Dublin in which OK! magazine paid $1.5 million for rights to pictures.
His wedding was publicized and he was marrying another celebrity.
Signed to MadridBeckham joined Real Madrid, they offered a better deal than Manchester United.
Joining a rival team turned many of his previous fans away; however, Spain fell in love with Beckham.
Movie Time"Bend it Like Beckham" was made in honor of him, and it was a huge sensation throughout Europe and the states.
Beckham became a huge name.
Move to USABeckham received an excellent 5 year deal with LA Galaxy for $250 million.
Within two days of Beckhams signing with LA Galaxy, more than 5,000 season tickets were sold.
Positive PublicityBeckham became the face of Emporio Armani Underwear.
His image was publicized and made him even more well-known.