Year Zero: The making of David Beckham (Manchester United, 1996/1997)

David Beckham

It could have been Jordi Cruyff.

Just before the goal that catapulted David Beckham into global stardom, the Dutchman - who was making his Manchester United debut - had his own shot at the spectacular. On 80 minutes and with United holding a comfortable 2-0 lead against Wimbledon on the opening day of the 1996/97 Premier League season, Cruyff spotted goalkeeper Neil Sullivan - who was really pushing his luck that day - off his line. 

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