David Beckham Drops A Defender And Scores During Man United Legends Game
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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Manchester United’s historic treble-winning season, a Man United Legends vs. Bayern Munich Legends (a rematch of the 1999 Champions League Final) friendly was held at Old Trafford today, featuring the likes of David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Lothar Matthaus, Ze Roberto and Ivica Olic.
United hammered the visitors 5-0 thanks to goals from Solskjaer, Dwight Yorke, Nicky Butt, Louis Saha and Beckham.
Here’s the opener from Solskjaer — the current manager of United — after some great wing play from Beckham.
Best cross I’ve seen at Old Trafford this season by David Beckham and a better Goal scorer than we have Ole Gunner Solskjaer.... oh and Scholes is still better than PogFraud #MUFC #Treble99 pic.twitter.com/8sTGl1Vbk6— Amit Mavar (@AmitMavar) May 26, 2019
Beckham was the star of the show. Here he is playing a cross-field raker and then receiving one from Scholes. This is the best football we’ve seen at Old Trafford for some time.
Manchester United should do everything they can to sign David Beckham this summer. This man is better than any RW we’ve got at the club. Class is permanent pic.twitter.com/NpYt5k20aZ— Devils of United (@DevilsOfUnited) May 26, 2019
And here’s Beckham scoring his goal. It has shades of Lionel Messi vs. Jérôme Boateng.
David Beckham scores and celebrates in style and then Sir Alex Ferguson smiles along and celebrates too. Just like the old days! pic.twitter.com/T4AkjvKEAQ— The Man Utd Way (@TheManUtdWay) May 26, 2019
— ManUnitedZone (@ManUnitedZone_) May 26, 2019
We’re not sure why he ever retired.