UEFA President’s Honour for Beckham

first_imgFormer England captain David Beckham will receive the UEFA President’s Award for his contribution to football and promoting the sport in “every corner of the planet”.Beckham played for Manchester United, La Galaxy, Real Madrid, AC Milan and Paris St-Germain in a 20-year career.His “tireless humanitarian efforts” were also praised by UEFA. Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram “Beckham is a true football icon of his generation,” said UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin.Previous winners of the award – which “recognises outstanding achievements, professional excellence and exemplary personal qualities” – include Johan Cruyff, Bobby Charlton, Franz Beckenbauer, Bobby Robson and Paolo Maldini.Beckham, 43, made 115 appearances for England and won 19 club trophies, including 10 league titles.“I am proud to join the illustrious list of players who have previously won this award,” said Beckham, who is also an UNICEF ambassador and owner of a Major League Soccer team in Miami.He will receive the award in Monaco later this year.last_img read more

Battle for EPL honours continues today

first_imgPep Guardiola’s side travel to Turf Moor to take on Burnley in the day’s early kick-off.Leaders Chelsea face Spurs in the late game – which gets underway at 5.30pm – at Stamford Bridge.In the 3 o’clock kick-offs Liverpool will be hoping to keep up the pressure at the top of the table when they take on Sunderland at Anfield, defending champions Leicester entertain Middlesbrough, West Brom travel to Hull, and Swansea take on Crystal Palace.last_img