David Beckham quotes

Born
2 May 1975, Leytonstone, London, England.

Occupation
Footballer.

David Beckham is an English retired professional footballer. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the England national team, for which he held the appearance record for an outfield player until 2016. 

I don’t regret anything, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t look back and think, ‘What was I thinking?’
– David Beckham
My private life is perfect. If your private life and your life outside football is good, then it is good on the field for you.
– David Beckham
That was my way of getting through difficult times of low confidence – hard work.
– David Beckham
Every situation has changed me as a person.
– David Beckham
There’s room for boys’ and girls’ football in the world-that’s what I believe.
– David Beckham
I don’t have time for hobbies. At the end of the day, I treat my job as a hobby. It’s something I love doing.
– David Beckham
Being hardworking is the best thing you can show children.
– David Beckham
My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7.
– David Beckham
Some men over-tweeze their eyebrows, and it’s just too perfect. Men are meant to have kind of a bushy brow. Too much aftershave is also off-putting; it’s one of my pet hates.
– David Beckham
I never do anything half-heartedly. I will continue to work hard and play hard and do everything I can to be successful, whatever I do.
– David Beckham
As a footballer, you always want to test yourself against the best.
– David Beckham
People react to criticism in different ways, and my way is definitely to come out fighting.
– David Beckham
It’s so important to have manners and treat people from all walks of life the way they should be treated.
– David Beckham
I’ve never seen myself as a celebrity, but I see it in a positive way, the fact that people are still interested in most parts of my life.
– David Beckham
I can’t get through some movies without shedding a tear; I can’t lie.
– David Beckham
People look at my tattoos, and the majority of them are religious images, so people think, ‘Oh, he must be very religious’. I respect all religions, but I’m not a deeply religious person. But I try and live life in the right way, respecting other people.
– David Beckham
I’m a very stubborn person. I think it has helped me over my career. I’m sure it has hindered me at times as well, but not too many times. I know that if I set my mind to do something, even if people are saying I can’t do it, I will achieve it.
– David Beckham
Always have something to look forward to.
– David Beckham
I love little kids looking up to me, young players looking up to me, respecting me.
– David Beckham
I like nice clothes, whether they’re dodgy or not.
– David Beckham
I still look at myself and want to improve.
– David Beckham
I respect all religions, but I’m not a deeply religious person. But I try and live life in the right way, respecting other people. I wasn’t brought up in a religious way, but I believe there’s something out there that looks after you.
– David Beckham
Soccer is a magical game.
– David Beckham
I’m used to being around kids. Even when I was growing up in London, I had an older sister, I had a younger sister that I used to look after from time to time.
– David Beckham
Kids can have great passion and great ability but if you have the facilities for your particular sport that can give you the inspiration to become a sportsman.
– David Beckham
I’ll never forget where I’m from, never forget my roots. It doesn’t matter where I live. I’m English, simple as that.
– David Beckham
Whatever I do, I want to be the best.
– David Beckham
I’ve played under some of the biggest and best managers and achieved almost everything in football. Of course it hurts when people question it, but I’ve come to the end of my career and can look back and say I’ve achieved everything with every club that I’ve played for.
– David Beckham
In my career, there’s many things I’ve won and many things I’ve achieved, but for me, my greatest achievement is my children and my family. It’s about being a good father, a good husband, just being connected to family as much as possible.
– David Beckham
I just want people to see me as a hard-working footballer and someone who is passionate about the game.
– David Beckham
I don’t do anything unless I can give it 100%.
– David Beckham
Rosewood has always been one of my favourite scents, as has the pink grapefruit and pepper we’ve also put in Homme.
– David Beckham