David Beckham: Top 10 Memorable Moments

David Beckham has been quoted saying, “People don't think I've got the brains to be that clever.”  

He's also said, “The spotlight will always be on me, but it's something I'm learning to live with as the years go by.”

That's wistful, and wishful thinking in the age of nano. But let it be. He's had a great career.  Could we say he's the Joe Montana of European football?  Or the Cal Ripkin, Jr.?  Or the Larry Bird.

Not since Pele has someone so glamorized this sport in America.  Plus he's modern.  Call him Metro-Rex. Plus he's Caucasian, although in that way, not modern at all. He's the white man still jumping. Soon to be a throw-back, a reminder.   

In round ball social circles, he is Dr. Jekyll to Wayne Rooney's Mr. Hyde. And speaking of size eight boots, he's no Charlie Miller singing sectarian ballads. Not a pub brawler. He's Mr. Clean.    

He's ...

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