David Beckham has won the UEFA President’s Award for this year 2018.
David Beckham will become the third Englishman to receive the UEFA President’s Award.
The Ex England captain was categorize as “a true football legend of his generation” by UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin and will receive the award in Monaco later this year.
“The President’s Award recognises magnificent achievements, professional excellence and exemplary personal qualities,” said Aleksander.
I have picked David Beckham as the receiver of this year’s award because he has been a global ambassador for football, promoting the game and all its values in every corner of the globe.
“His tireless benevolent efforts, which have helped the lives of many children around the world, should also be celebrated. Beckham is a true football legend of his generation.”
Beckham made 762 appearances for club and country, scoring Close to 131 goals in a career that spanned over 21 years, and was a member of the Manchester United side that lift the Champions League trophy in 1999 league season.
“During my career I always gave all my efforts and tried to maintain the values of teamwork and fair play and I am proud to join the illustrious list of players who have formerly won this award,” said Beckham.
“Many of the catchy moments I had on the football pitch came in the UEFA Champions League such as that magic night in Barcelona in 1999 when we beat Bayern Munich in such dramatic way.
“My career in football empower me to actively participate in helping to improve the lives of numerous children across the globe in cooperation with UNICEF and it gives me great gratification that I am able to give something back to society.
“When people look up to you, you believe in yourself. By giving children, especially girls, the support they need, my 7 Fund is helping them realise their future.
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