Former Manchester United and Real Madrid footballer David Beckham was appointed a new member of the Premier League Hall of Fame, the English league announced on Thursday.
Beckham, who won six Premier League titles with United, shares the honor with other former English Premier League players such as Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Eric Cantona, Roy Keane, Dennis Bergkamp, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard.
“The Premier League was a truly important part of my career and life, and I am delighted to have been recognized alongside those icons that I played, competed with and admired.” Beckham said in a Premier League statement.
The former player also celebrated that his inclusion in the Hall of Fame is due to the votes of the fans.
“I always said, during my career as a footballer and also afterwards, that I am very lucky because of the incredible fans who support me until the end.” he claimed.