David Beckham was the hero of British soccer, and an idol to millions. In June 2003, Manchester United shocked the footballing world by selling off their star to Spanish rivals Real Madrid. What led Man U to make such a seemingly rash move? How did Beckham react when the news was broken to him? Were there more sinister forces at work behind the scenes? The full truth of this sensational moment in footballing history is revealed for the first time in this explosive book that every soccer fan should want to read. It also tells the fans all the secrets they want to know about their favorite star, such as the truth about his relationship with Ferguson, how he and Victoria cope with life in the constant glare of publicity, and exactly how he got to be so good.
Used availability for Virginia Blackburn's David Beckham
October 2003 : UK Paperback