Greatest David Beckham quotes, A complete collection

Fri 19 March 2021 | 15:30

In the following article, we will review the complete collection of the greatest David Beckham quotes, including his comments on life and football.

Undoubtedly, David Beckham is one of the famous and good looking football players in football history. The former English footballer is co-owner and current president of

Inter Miami CF

. Also, he is co-owner of

Salford City

. During his professional career, the legend played for

Manchester United


Preston North End


Real Madrid




LA Galaxy

, and

Paris Saint-Germain


David Beckham started his professional football at Manchester United and won the Premier League title on six occasions. The English icon went on to play for the Whites, winning La Liga titles on his last season in Spain. The creative midfielder, who is the first British footballer to win league titles in four countries (England, Spain, the United States, and France), consistently ranked among the highest earners in football.

David Beckham was the captain of the England national team for six years, making 115 caps for his country. When it comes to fashion and football, undoubtedly David Beckham's name comes to our mind. Since he is a successful figure both in his personal life, and professional career, he is a role model for youngsters worldwide. Therefore, his behavior and words have an incredible impact on football lovers. In the following article, we will review the greatest

David Beckham quotes


A complete collection of David Beckham greatest quotes

Time to take a look at the complete collection of David Beckham quotes, including his most famous Inspirational quotes.

David Beckham famous quotes

From Beckham's difficult time at Manchester United to be a good father, here are some of

David Beckham famous quotes


On respecting all religions:

"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. I wasn't brought up religiously, but I believe there's something out there that looks after you. My grandparents - my mom's parents - they're Jewish. But nobody ever pushed religion onto us. It wasn't something I ever grew up with."

On being a good father and good husband:

"In my career, there are 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. Being a dad is more important than football, more important than anything. I adore children. I love the fact our children are part of both of us. It's one of the most amazing things ever."

On going to America and leaving Real Madrid:

"I'm coming there not to be a superstar. I'm coming there to be part of the team, to work hard, and to hopefully win things. For me, it's about football. I am coming there to make a difference. I'm coming there to play football. I am not saying me coming over to the States is going to make soccer the biggest sport in America. That would be difficult to achieve. Baseball, basketball, American football, they've been around. But I wouldn't be doing this if I didn't think I could make a difference."

On Alex Ferguson:

"Alex Ferguson is the best manager I've ever had at this level. Well, he's the only manager I've had at this level. But he is the best manager I've ever had."

On his difficult time at Manchester United:

"I had the support of the fans, every single time I walked up to take a corner, the whole stadium stood up and clapped and sang my name. I get emotional talking about it. But it was more difficult for my grandparents, they were being door-stepped by journalists who were saying things I don’t want my grandparents hearing about their grandson. The only thing I could do to protect my family was to say don’t open the door to these people."

On his marriage:

"Of course you make mistakes over the years, and we all know marriage is difficult at times. It’s about working through it...We know each other better than anybody. People have talked about, "Do we stay together because it’s a brand?" Of course not. We stay together because we love each other, because we have four amazing children. "Do you go through tough times?" Of course. That’s part of relationships. It’s part of marriages. It’s part of having children. It’s part of having responsibilities."

David Beckham Inspirational Quotes

David Beckham, the former Manchester United footballer, is considered as one of the most inspirational footballers ever. The legend was known for his skills on the pitch, but what is more inspirational is his background in philanthropy and humanitarian work.

Helping children and winning some of the biggest competitions in the world, were legendary achievements that most people would never have dreamt of achieving these goals. This collection of

David Beckham inspirational quotes

will help you to learn from his path to greatness.

On having perseverance:

"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."

On encouraging his kids:

"Like any parent, I just want the best for my kids, whatever they decide to do. They will choose what path they want to follow, and we will always be there to encourage them."

On Bobby Charlton or Bryan Robson being his inspiration:

"I remember how inspiring it was to meet players like Bobby Charlton or Bryan Robson when I was a kid. I still remember Clive Allen showing up when I received a trophy for my Sunday league team."

On playing for his country:

"I love scoring goals for England and playing for England. That's one of the reasons I didn't retire - I love playing for my country."

One of the David Beckham quotes about life is:

"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."

On achieving your goals:

"I have always believed that if you want to achieve anything special in life you have to work, work, and then work some more."

One of the David Beckham quotes on his retirement:

"Over the years, when I've seen players retire, when you ask them about it, they always say you'll know when you're ready, and I think I know when I'm ready. I think I'm ready."

David Beckham Motivational Quotes

Undoubtedly David Beckham is one of the leading celebrities in the world. During his 20 years as a footballer, he won 19 trophies, including six Premier League titles, one UEFA Champions League title, 2006-07 La Liga title, MLS Cup on two occasions, and one Ligue 1 title.

So such a footballer's words and behavior motivated youngsters worldwide. Ready to review some of

David Beckham motivational quotes

? Let's check them out.

"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."

"Being hardworking is the best thing you can show children."

"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."

"I'm a strong person, I'm a strong family man, I'm a strong husband and a strong father."

"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."

"There are certain battles that you pick. When they're not worth picking, they're laughable stories."

"At the end of the day, I'm very lucky to have what I have and do what I do, but I don't see myself as any different from anyone else who works hard and is a dad and a husband."

"I've seen the growth of this game in this country, the stadiums that were built, the great European players that have come and the great American players who've been created. Americans want to be number one at everything. And they are at baseball, football, basketball. Soccer is growing fast, and I want to be a part of that."

"I would never complain about the position I'm in or the attention I get. At the end of the day, I'm very lucky to have what I have and do what I do, but I don't see myself as any different from anyone else who works hard and is a dad and a husband."

"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."

"It was always going to be difficult, no matter what I'd set up, no matter how many children I have got to take my mind off things. There was always going to be a moment when I finished playing, that I was going to find tough."

"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."

"When I was a kid, I thought my dad was a little bit harsh with me at times. Sometimes I needed an arm around me instead of my dad telling me what I did wrong, but it obviously worked."

David Beckham Memorable Quotes

Undoubtedly, the English legend is one of the best and handsome footballers in football history, and he has many fans worldwide. So it might be interesting to review David Beckham quotes about life.

On love at first sight:

"I was watching TV, and there was a Spice Girls video on, and I said (to Manchester United star Gary Neville): "See the girl in the dark, short dress? I'm going to marry her."

One of the David Beckham quotes on Messi & Ronaldo:

"While Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are both better than the rest, Ronaldo “does not reach the level of Messi. They have similarities in their technical skills and talent, and it is amazing for football to have them both present, but Messi is simply the best player in the world. He [Messi] is alone in his class as a player, it is impossible that there is another like him. He, like Cristiano Ronaldo, who is not at his level, are both above the rest."

On the respect that the American people have for sportsman:

"It's one thing I like about America - they respect the sportsman. They put them up on a pedestal. They don't try to knock them down. And that's a great thing, to be respected by the whole country. It's so patriotic!"

On his most important goal that Beckham scored in Spain:

"I think the most important goal I scored in Spain was the first one because people were wary about me coming over to Spain as a player - they thought I was just there to sell shirts."

On Victoria's success:

"You deserve to be spoilt by your husband and our gorgeous children...In 42 years you have been able to achieve so much and it feels you are only just starting."

On having problems with the paparazzi:

"I am always going to have problems with the paparazzi. I have had two men outside my house for the last two years, which is frightening at times, but that is my life unfortunately."

One of the David Beckham quotes on being part of England national team:

"I've always been proud to represent my country, whether it be World Cups, European Championships or just friendly games, I've always been a proud person, I'm very patriotic."

On Neymar:

“It’s been clear ever since he signed for Brazilian team Santos at 17 that Neymar is an outstanding talent, a once-in-a-generation type of footballer who has fans on their feet whenever he gets the ball. I’ve always been struck by his humility. He’s respectful and wants to learn, which he proved when he arrived at Barcelona in 2013 to play alongside some of the game’s biggest stars.”

David Beckham Funny Quotes

As the former English midfielder's interviews indicate that he wasn't just a brilliant footballer, he was also funny. Take a look through some of

David Beckham funny quotes.

One of the David Beckham quotes on getting older:

"When you get older, you mature, and you start liking flowers."

On the day her son was born:

"I remember so clearly us going into hospital so Victoria could have Brooklyn. I was eating a Lion bar at the time."

On making a comparison between a scoring goal and having a baby:

"I don't think you can compare scoring a goal with having a baby."

On his memory when he was young:

"My nan and grandad used to always have pie and mash. It's just a great memory from when I was young."

On getting Brooklyn christened:

"We're definitely going to get Brooklyn christened, but we don't know into which religion."

On Gavin Henson, the attractive rugby legend:

"I think I've lost a lot of my gay fans to Gavin Henson. It's a shame because I really love them."

On his real job:

"I've become a taxi driver overnight with the kids. I'm literally an Uber driver."

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