David Beckham, 2003 News

celebrity British soccer player, was traded from Manchester United to Real Madrid in June. The Spanish team paid Manchester $41 million for the star midfielder. Beckham and his wife, Victoria, a former Spice Girl, rival the royal family in popularity and adoration. Beckham helped to popularize the term “metrosexual,” which refers to straight men who take pleasure in primping and shopping.

2003 People in the News