David Beckham and Iconic Football Shirts

David Beckham and Iconic Football Shirts

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The name on everyone's lips after the recent release of his documentary alongside Netflix. David Beckham (aka Golden balls) enjoyed one of the most iconic careers playing for some of the greatest football clubs in the world and wearing some of the best football shirts released.

He was known for being a trendsetter with his multiple hairstyles and iconic football boots as well as the drama that followed him throughout his playing days and beyond. His journey in football took him to some of the biggest football clubs in the world, where he wore some iconic football shirts. We take a look at David Beckham's career in football shirts from his early days at Manchester United to when he finished his career at PSG. 

Manchester United (1992) 

david beckham football shirts man utd

David Beckham came onto the scene at Old Trafford in 1992. He was part of a golden generation of young footballers brought through by famous manager Alex Ferguson alongside Gary Neville, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs. The famous class of 92' who in the end won it all. 

He made his debut at 17 years of age, but famously scored one of the best goals ever scored in the Premier League. Wearing this retro Man Utd jersey and his Adidas Predators with the famous Sharp sponsor and those long sleeves he scored from the halfway line!

England (1998)

England football shirts 1998

This England shirt was worn by legends such as Paul Gascoigne and Alan Shearer. But one of the most famous moments for David Beckham's career wearing the England football shirt was the red card against Argentina. 

Watching the Beckham documentary, you see the effect it had on him following his sending off for kicking out at Diego Simeone. He was booed all around the country after the World Cup but it only made him stronger as a player. 

This jersey brings back some bad memories for England fans but how nice were Umbro retro football shirts back then?

Manchester United (1999)

Beckham man utd football shirts 1999

The most iconic night in a European football final? Of course that football shirt is going to be remembered as iconic as well. It's not just because of the game though as the football shirt itself is beautiful. Beckham was named the best player in Europe following this treble winning campaign with Manchester United. 

England (2001)

beckham england football shirts 2001

When you think of David Beckham and England, this is the football shirt that you imagine him in. The last minute free-kick against Greece. The design of this shirt is so unique and resembles England beautifully. 

England (2002)

beckham eng 2002 football shirts

Famous for when England and Beckham exacted revenge against Argentina. He scored an ice-cold penalty to secure a 1-0 victory and complete a redemption arc for Beckham as captain for his country.

A very simple design for the football shirt but the red is iconic. You seen how much this victory meant for Beckham when he sprinted off in celebration.

Manchester United (2003) 

man utd football shirts 2003

As a Manchester United fan myself who was too young for the glory days of the treble team, this was the football shirt that i loved the most under Fergie.

2003 was peak Barclays football were we enjoyed the battles with Arsenal and Wenger and featured legends of the club like Ferdinand and Roy Keane. David Beckham famously appeared with a stitch on his eye following a bust up with Ferguson which resulted in this being the last Manchester United football shirt he wore. 

Real Madrid (2003)

beckham madrid jersey 2003

Golden Balls joins the Galacticos. 

The iconic white football shirt with the Siemens Mobile sponsor - playing alongside Roberto Carlos, Luis Figo, Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo. Nothing much else to say, except they should have won more trophies than they did! 

Real Madrid (2006) 

beckham football shirts ac milan

AC Milan are famous for their red shirts with black stripes but the jersey Beckham wore switched it up with the black with red stripes. Another Iconic football club that have some of the best football shirts off all time. 

PSG (2013) 


In 2013, David Beckham played his final football match of his career. He left the pitch in tears following the end of 20 years playing the game he loved. 

David Beckham wore some stunning football shirts throughout his career, which was your favourite? 

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