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A collection of kickass quotes & sayings by David Berckham on love, family, life, respect, soccer etc.

177 Kickass Quotes By David Beckham

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David Beckham won 19 major trophies in his 20-year long career. But if you ask him he would say that his greatest achievement is his children and his family. He does sometime feel a pang of regret that he is not going to play a big match anymore. However, as we go through his quotes, we will find that such regrets are actually momentary. He had always given his 100% to it and wants to be remembered as a hardworking footballer, who has always considered his game as his hobby. Let us take a look at some of his notable quotes on love, family, life, respect, soccer etc. 

Keeping fit is really important as playing football is all I've ever wanted to do.

- David Beckham

People in Hong Kong are stylish and fashionable, which is one of the many reasons making Hong Kong itself such an energetic place.

- David Beckham

There is always scope for football to be more charitable but a lot happens already. Personally I have always been passionate about charity.

- David Beckham

In Spain people have lunch and dinner a lot later - when I return to England I'll have to eat alone at midnight.

- David Beckham

I know that I will always regret it later in life if I had turned down the chance to play at another great club like Real Madrid...

- David Beckham

That goal [in the 1998 World Cup] changed me-not as a person, but as a player. People have looked at me differently ever since. It gave me confidence and now I feel I can achieve anything.

- David Beckham

The criticism hurts sometimes and I worry about the effect on my family.

- David Beckham

Well I'm the Prince and I'm sort of slaying a dragon - which is something I've never done before, obviously.

- David Beckham

My life here is perfect and I'm happy at Real Madrid so, of course, I want to stay as long as I can.

- David Beckham

Pelé was a complete player. I didn't see him live obviously, because I wasn't born.

- David Beckham

Coaching is not something I'm passionate about. I'm passionate about coaching kids

- David Beckham

I'm surprised I still have so much hair after all the things I've done with it.

- David Beckham

I dream a lot about football and a lot of them have come true for me.

- David Beckham

Some men over-tweeze their eyebrows, and it's just too perfect. Men are meant to have kind of a bushy brow. Too much aftershave is also off-putting; it's one of my pet hates.

- David Beckham

To play with Zinedine Zidane was the biggest honour I have had in my career...

- David Beckham

I would like to have Brooklyn christened but I'm not sure which religion yet.

- David Beckham

I feel I can still do the same job as I did 10 years ago - I've just got a few more wrinkles!

- David Beckham

I would walk back from the United States to play for England again.

- David Beckham

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

- David Beckham

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

- David Beckham

It's is always nice to be respected as a footballer. I am going to go out and enjoy the game and if I can set one or two goals up then so be it - I would love to.

- David Beckham

My work ethic is something that I thought would help the team.

- David Beckham

Maths is totally done differently to what I was teached when I was at school.

- David Beckham

[Meeting Mandela] was the highlight of my career; to meet such a great man and a strong man and such a passionate man about sport and life will always stay with me.

- David Beckham

I knew it was my time to retire, when I saw Messi running past me.

- David Beckham

Is the Pope Catholic. No I'm serious. I really need to know.

- David Beckham

I've got my wife. I've got my four kids. I've got parents, grandparents still, and three really good friends. It's all you need. I'd rather have three really good friends than 20 good friends.

- David Beckham

I'm used to being around kids. Even when I was growing up in London, I had an older sister, I had a younger sister that I used to look after from time to time.

- David Beckham

Football's the biggest game in the world. America's the greatest sporting nation there is. To play some part in putting those two things together: why wouldn't I be excited about that?

- David Beckham

I work out with my trainer or do an hour of pilates at 6 or 7AM. I'm done by the time my household is awake.

- David Beckham

Our performance during this World Cup has not been enough to progress further and both myself and all the players regret that and are hurt more than people realise.

- David Beckham

The game is in a neutral country for both teams.

- David Beckham

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

- David Beckham

No matter who our opponents are, or who we are playing against, we want to win the game.

- David Beckham

My new tattoo is Jesus being carried by three cherubs. Obviously the cherubs are my boys. At some point they are going to need to look after me. That's what they're doing in the picture. It means a lot.

- David Beckham

I've felt a little tired, but I'm only 24. I love playing football. That's my job and that's what I love doing.

- David Beckham

I wasn't as fit as I would of liked to have been, going to the World Cup, but I'm not sure what difference that made.

- David Beckham

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!

- David Beckham

My secret is practice.

- David Beckham

This team [England] has some of the best players in England

- David Beckham

It's my responsibility to walk around the hotel with a big smile on my face and not worry about what's happened in the last game.

- David Beckham

I still believe I have a part to play for England.

- David Beckham

I'm happy in Madrid, my kids are happy and my wife is happy, so everything's good. If anyone knows about contracts they take a while to sort out.

- David Beckham

Wayne's like my son, Brooklyn, who goes out in the garden to play and have fun.

- David Beckham

I showed that I wasn't just at Real Madrid to sell shirts.

- David Beckham

Finally, I have lived the dream. I am extremely proud to have worn the armband and been captain of England and for that I will always be grateful.

- David Beckham

There's room for boys' and girls' football in the world-that's what I believe.

- David Beckham

I haven't retired from international football - I still believe I have a part to play in the future of England.

- David Beckham

I'm not silly enough to think I'm going to change the whole culture ... but I do have a belief that soccer can go to a different level.

- David Beckham

I'm a big fan of old boots.

- David Beckham

As soon as I hit the ball, I know if it's in.

- David Beckham

Hong Kong and Macau are both very dynamic cities. I am always inspired about the culture, people and food in these two cities. There is always so much to do and so much to explore!

- David Beckham

That was in the past - we're in the future now.

- David Beckham

Being a dad is more important than football.

- David Beckham

I didn't want to go there [America] at 34 years old and for people to say he's only going for the money. It's not what I'm going out there to do

- David Beckham

I've got friends in the different teams I've played for, but family is the most important thing to me. That will always be the case.

- David Beckham

It is so great that fashion is not a question of price, and it can be more accessible to everyone interested in fashion.

- David Beckham

We've been asked to do 'Playboy' together, me and Victoria, as a pair. I don't think I'll ever go naked, but I'll never say never.

- David Beckham

Some people think that I haven't got the brains to be that clever.

- David Beckham

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.

- David Beckham

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

- David Beckham

I have come to accept that if I have a new haircut it is front page news. But having a picture of my foot on the front page of a national newspaper is a bit exceptional.

- David Beckham

I can play in the center, on the right and occasionally on the left side.

- David Beckham

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.

- David Beckham

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.

- David Beckham

I don't think I have reached a plateau. I have just reached the level where I am today. But I need to go above it.

- David Beckham

I always used to go for blondes and quiet girls, but Victoria is the total opposite - dark and loud.

- David Beckham

As a footballer you always want to test yourself against the best.

- David Beckham

To this day, one of my proudest achievements is captaining my country.

- David Beckham

I don't regret the decision to retire. My body was losing its edge. I was taking longer to recover from injuries. You have to get out at some point.

- David Beckham

I've heard some of Victoria's new album and it's frightening.

- David Beckham

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.

- David Beckham

I don't think I'm really in a situation to complain, because I consider myself to be privileged to be doing what I do.

- David Beckham

I love football and I love winning, and when things aren't going right I get annoyed.

- David Beckham

One thing will not change - we will be going out to win.

- David Beckham

Joining Real Madrid is a dream come true.

- David Beckham

The buzz is still with me. I get goose bumps.

- David Beckham

When you have kids you do grow up. I have just started realising it now-it changes the world, having children.

- David Beckham

Interviewer: Would it be fair to describe you as a volatile player? Beckham: Well, I can play in the centre, on the right and occasionally on the left side.

- David Beckham

I know that, as captain, you are in a privileged position and must always abide by Fifa's code of fair play, something which I have always done throughout my career.

- David Beckham

He was a quiet man, Eric Cantona, but he was a man of few words.

- David Beckham

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.

- David Beckham

Tom Cruise, he's a lot more famous than me.

- David Beckham

When I was seven I wanted to be a footballer, but when I was 14, I wanted to be a model. Look where it's put me now!

- David Beckham

No one's ever really given me any style advice. I wear what I want, and it doesn't matter what other people think.

- David Beckham

I've always come back from adversity, and I've always had the mentality of proving people wrong.

- David Beckham

Everyone's been so quick to say that I'm really thick or I haven't got a brain. People will think whatever they want to think.

- David Beckham

I definitely want Brooklyn to be christened, but I don't know into what religion yet.

- David Beckham

I left United, but my Heart didn't

- David Beckham

It's not easy when someone pulls your ponytail.

- David Beckham

My priority is always the family and Victoria [Beckham] and I always ensure we are there for our children. We work hard but family comes first.

- David Beckham

The secret to my success is practice!

- David Beckham

To have a successful team, you have to have great players of course - but you have to have good personalities and good people as well.

- David Beckham

The secret of the team's success is easy - unity and hard work.

- David Beckham

You will go through tough times, it's about getting through them.

- David Beckham

With United, we'd all grown up together, we all wanted to win the biggest trophy in football. We did it togther.

- David Beckham

You can be the one - in - a - million. Don’t be discouraged by the odds to Succeed.

- David Beckham

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

- David Beckham

I always say that practice gets you to the top most of the time.

- David Beckham

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.

- David Beckham