INTRO
THE BIG DAY
DAD'S THE WORD
WINNING STYLE
UNDER PRESSURE
PITCH PERFECT
STRENGTH TO STRENGTH
FUTURE GOALS


STYLE GALLERY
PITCH PERFECT

After recovering his form in early 2005, David was dubbed "the English Lion" by Spanish football pundits
Upheavals in David's personal life appeared to take a toll on his performance on the pitch making 2004 a trying year for the player. After England crashed out of the European championship the team captain confessed he was off form and had not been fit to lead his national side into such an important competition.

As the new season got underway he suffered further frustration, with his club Real Madrid getting off to a disappointing start and critics calling for him to be left on the bench. The iconic athlete has managed a dramatic comeback in recent months, however, and many football experts say he is now the squad's greatest asset. "A great performance from the Englishman," enthused one Spanish newspaper after his team demolished arch-rivals Barcelona. "Those who doubted him have now been cleared of doubt." Fans of the all-star team are hoping "the English Lion", as they have dubbed him, will stay with the club for the rest of his career: "Becks is better than ever," affirmed one pundit. "He is in love with the Real badge and defends it with courage and quality."

PROMOTION