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Beckham will earn his 100th cap tonight so ive decided to give you all the chance to say a few words of respect not only for a great international but a red legend

* well done becks a true legend hope to see you play in red again one day maybe at ole's testimonial
 

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fazman said:
* well done becks a true legend
A legend ... :confused:

He could cross the ball and take a pretty good free kick but that's it !!

He followed the pound signs to Real Madrid and then to the MLS ...

All he cares about is 'Team Beckham' !!!
 

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A legend ... :confused:

He could cross the ball and take a pretty good free kick but that's it !!

He followed the pound signs to Real Madrid and then to the MLS ...

All he cares about is 'Team Beckham' !!!
His contribution to United is undeniable... He deserve his 100th cap.
His more then crossing the ball and a free kick specialise well known by many.
But I have to agree that he's money minded... :)
 

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carlyluvsunited said:
A legend ... :confused:

He could cross the ball and take a pretty good free kick but that's it !!

He followed the pound signs to Real Madrid and then to the MLS ...

All he cares about is 'Team Beckham' !!!
Course he's a United legend.

He's United in his blood and he still is United. He was forced out of United to be fair. When he went to Spain he said he never wants to play for a different English club as that would mean competing against United for trophies, which he wouldn't like.

Last night in the England game shows that his game isn't all in his right boot. His tracking back and tackling was pretty damn good, and it proves that he isn't so overated as some think.
 

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As much as I love Becks I'm of the belief had he not been captain that he wouldn't have won as many caps as there were many games that he should have been dropped for but ya cant drop your captain kinda thing!

However it is a great achievement for him, I still miss Beckham in a United Jersey!!

We still love you Becks

Well done!
 

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http://www.goal.com/en/Articolo.aspx?ContenutoId=636374

England talisman David Beckham expressed his joy at earning his elusive 100th cap for England, and insisted he feels well enough to carry on...

Much was made of Beckham's future with the Three Lions following his decision to step down as captain after Luis Felipe Scolari and Portugal proved to be their undoing in the quarterfinals once again.

Successor of then-manager Sven-Goran Eriksson was his assistant and Middlesbrough manager Steve McClaren. McClaren made the bold move of dropping Beckham from the squad altogether - many believed this was just to prove a point, rather than being on merit - and results were not forthcoming for the coach.

Indeed when Beckham returned to the fold with McClaren's men were near rockbottom, the iconic number 7 proved an asset and almost made enough match-winning contributions to see England escape the humiliation of failing to qualify for Euro 2008.

Of course, it was not to be: though the loss came on the final day of qualifying, the damage had been done months earlier.

McClaren was the fall guy on this occasion, and England sought out arguably the world's most successful coach as his replacement.

Capello had of course just left Real Madrid where he had won La Liga largely thanks to Beckham, but not before experiencing troublesome times with the winger. Don Fabio dropped him from his squad shortly after McClaren gave him the England axe, and refusing to play him when he had arranged a move to LA Galaxy at the end of the season.

Fences were mended, though, but Capello did not call up Beckham to his inaugural England squad due to a lack of fitness. Many felt this would leave Beckham stranded on 99 caps, and his fate became almost of more interest to the media than the rest of the team's put together.

Many thought with Beckham now playing in such a supposedly inferior league, he was of no worth to the England set-up. Capello appears to disagree, as tonight, Golden Balls ran out for his 100th cap against France, and Capello has hinted it's not the last we'll see of him either.

"I'm very honoured," Beckham told Sky Sports after the game. "Straight from when I started playing for England I never dreamed I'd get 100 caps, and hopefully beyond.

"I'm happy, but like I said during the week I want to carry on. Of course things can change but I want to carry on playing for my country."

"I've proved my fitness, that's the biggest thing. We're not into our season yet [in the United States' Major Soccer League] but I felt great, I felt a lot better than I thought I would."

With Beckham now in a very much exclusive 100 club, suggestions have begun that he may go on to surpass the great Bobby Moore's 108 caps - the record for an outfield player - while goalkeeper Peter Shilton's 125 seems somewhat further off in the distance.

Beckham, though, is just embracing the achievement as it is: "Just to go over the 100 mark is a proud moment.

"To be up there with Bobby Moore, Bobby Charlton, Billy Wright and Peter Shilton, I'm honoured to be in that company."

In Beckham's 100 appearances for England, he has scored 17 goals.
 
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