My idol is David Beckham
The person that I look up to is one of the best influential football players in
England, David Beckham. Beckham is a footballer with an uncanny ability to score
goals and get the crowd on their feet. The twenty-nine year old soccer idol has
changed the game of soccer throughout the entire world. Beckham is not only an
excellent soccer player; he is an idol to people of all ages because of his
excellent work ethic.
Beckham’s goal when he was a child was to make it to the premier soccer league
and play with Manchester United. When Beckham turned eighteen he made his soccer
dreams come true. Beckham signed with one of the best teams in the league,
Manchester United, in 1993. Beckham had to work extremely hard and show his
skill to win a starting position on this English team. It only took one year for
Beckham’s coaches to be impressed. He soon won his starting position, playing
Being a professional player you have to take on leadership to make it to the
top. It only took three years to become the captain of Manchester United. Beckham’s coaches saw that he was leading the team in everything that he did, so they selected him to be a team captain making him one of the youngest captains and newest players in the league. David Beckham exemplifies the definition of the word captain. Beckham has been chosen to be team captain with every team he has ever played on. A team captain is a huge responsibility, which entails basically running the team. The captain has to become the leader.
The UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has chosen David Beckham to be a UN
Ambassador. Beckham only being twenty-nine was “thrilled and honored” to accept
the prestigious title. His duties will include helping poverty-stricken children across the globe get involved in sports activities. Beckham says the first country he intends to assist is Africa. He looks forward to helping these African children...