David Beckham: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)


We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about David Beckham, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more interesting facts about this soccer superstar and entrepreneur below. You might be surprised by what you learn!

Number Eight: He Prefers a Night in to a Night Out on the Town. He has said that he enjoys both staying in and going out, but if he had to choose, he would choose staying in to going out at night.

Number Seven: He Gets Plenty of Workouts in During the Off-Season. According to an interview Beckham did, his children are what keep him fit in the off-season. Since he lives in Los Angeles, the weather allows him to workout outside.

Number Six: He Has 32 Tattoos. He fancies himself a bit of a tattoo addict. However, one embarrassing tattoo snafu is that the tattoo of his wife’s name on his arm is actually misspelled! However, it is difficult to notice because the tattoo is in Hindi.

Number Five: His First Kiss With Victoria Was in a Parking Lot. Throughout the first three months of their relationship, Beckham and Victoria kept things very low-key. They enjoyed sneaking around and avoiding the press. Because of this, their first kiss was actually in a parking lot of a restaurant.

Number Four: He Has OCD. Beckham has several interesting habits that imply he may suffer from OCD. He has said that “everything has to be in pairs,” and when he goes to a hotel, “…before I can relax, I have to move all the leaflets and all the books and put them in a drawer. Everything has to be perfect.”

Number Three: He Wants More Children. Though Beckham and Victoria have four children together he wants one more. However, Victoria is concerned about having another child at her age.

Number Two: He left Home at a Very Young Age. At the young age of just 16 years old, Beckham left home to go play for the Red Devils’ training division. He was starting for them by the time he was 20 years old.

Number One: He Has His Own Charity. The charity is called the Victoria and David Beckham Charitable Trust, and they provide wheelchairs for children who need them but do not have access to them.