In this match David Beckham helped Man Utd beat Real Madrid. He comes off the bench to score twice and give Manchester United a famous victory on the night. But a hat-trick from Brazilian Ronaldo made sure of Madrid’s place in the next round. This game was one of the key factors for future Beckham transfer to Real a few months after match.
David Robert Joseph Beckham (born 2 May 1975) is an English retired professional footballer. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the England national team, for which he held the appearance record for an outfield player until 2016. He is the first English player to win league titles in four countries: England, Spain, the United States and France. He retired in May 2013 after a 20-year career, during which he won 19 major trophies.
Known for his range of passing, crossing ability and bending free-kicks as a right winger, Beckham has been hailed as one of the greatest midfielders of all time.