Sport Quiz: The Life And Times Of David Beckham

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As Becks prepares to head off to pastures new, we take you on a [short] journey through his illustrious career. How much do you remember?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ah, the early days. Which league club did young David join on loan to learn his trade?

    • A.

      Leyton Orient

    • B.

      Preston North End

    • C.

      Huddersfield Town

    • D.

      Blackpool

    Correct Answer
    B. Preston North End
    Explanation
    In the early days of his career, David joined Preston North End on loan to gain experience and develop his skills.

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  • 2. 

    True or false - When Becks announced his arrival on the big stage with that halfway line goal against Wimbledon, he was wearing boots with the name 'Charlie' embroidered on them

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    They were meant for Rangers midfielder Charlie Miller but got delivered to Beckham, who had no choice but to wear them

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  • 3. 

    Becks' career at United was full of goals and trophies, but his latter years were punctuated with high profile spats with his red nosed manager. In 2000, Fergie fined and dropped his star midfielder for missing training. What was DB7's reason?

    • A.

      He was looking after his sick son

    • B.

      He was attending a club photo shoot

    • C.

      He was doing an interview for a Ferguson documentary

    • D.

      He slept in

    Correct Answer
    A. He was looking after his sick son
    Explanation
    David Beckham missed training because he was looking after his sick son. This suggests that Beckham prioritized his family responsibilities over his professional commitments, leading to a disagreement with his manager, Sir Alex Ferguson. This incident reflects the challenges and conflicts that can arise between personal and professional obligations in the world of professional sports.

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  • 4. 

    In his illustrious Man United career, Becks' highest goal tally came in 2001-02. How many did he bag for the Red Devils that season?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    B. 11
    Explanation
    In the 2001-02 season, David Beckham scored a total of 11 goals for Manchester United. This was his highest goal tally in his illustrious career with the club.

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  • 5. 

    What year did Becks finally have enough of the Old Trafford problems and leave for Real Madrid?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      2002

    • C.

      2003

    • D.

      2004

    Correct Answer
    C. 2003
    Explanation
    In 2003, Becks finally decided to leave Old Trafford and join Real Madrid. This suggests that he had reached a breaking point with the problems at Old Trafford and felt that a change was necessary.

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  • 6. 

    When he signed for LA Galaxy, Beckham said the following. Fill in the blanks; "With me, it's all about football. I'm coming there to make a difference. I'm coming there to _________"

    • A.

      Play football

    • B.

      Help grow the game

    • C.

      Try get Victoria to put on some weight

    • D.

      Prove myself again

    Correct Answer
    A. Play football
    Explanation
    In this statement, Beckham expresses his focus and purpose for signing with LA Galaxy. He states that he is coming there to "make a difference" and "prove myself again." By choosing the option "play football" as the correct answer, it aligns with Beckham's statement and emphasizes his primary intention for joining the team, which is to showcase his skills and contribute to the sport.

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  • 7. 

    International time. Who did Beckham's first international goal come against?

    • A.

      Ecuador

    • B.

      USA

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Colombia

    Correct Answer
    D. Colombia
    Explanation
    David Beckham's first international goal came against Colombia.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following facts are incorrect

    • A.

      He's the second highest capped outfield player of all time

    • B.

      He was the first England captain to be sent off

    • C.

      He was the first England player to be sent off twice playing for England

    • D.

      He was the first England player to score in three different World Cups

    Correct Answer
    A. He's the second highest capped outfield player of all time
    Explanation
    He's the second highest capped player of all time, but the highest capped outfield player

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  • 9. 

    You know him as Becks, David, Goldenballs and many other names, but do you know what his two middle names are?

    • A.

      Robert Joseph

    • B.

      Phillip Joseph

    • C.

      Robert Stephen

    • D.

      Stephen Phillip

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Joseph
    Explanation
    The given answer, Robert Joseph, is correct. It states the two middle names of the person referred to as Becks, David, and Goldenballs.

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  • 10. 

    Finally, and speaking of names, which of the young Beckham kids has the middle name David?

    • A.

      Harper

    • B.

      Romeo

    • C.

      Brooklyn

    • D.

      Cruz

    Correct Answer
    D. Cruz
    Explanation
    Cruz is the correct answer because he is the only young Beckham kid who has the middle name David. The other options, Harper, Romeo, and Brooklyn, do not have the middle name David.

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