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DISCUSSION: How unique was David Beckham’s playing style?

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David Beckham was one of a kind, stylistically. Few in football history could hit a free-kick like him, and arguably no one could hit an accurate cross like him. The way he struck the ball was unique as well. The new ‘Beckham’ documentary has reminded us of Beckham’s memories with Real Madrid, and the Managing Madrid crew has been breaking down the documentary episode-by-episode. On the Managing Madrid Podcast (Beckham: Episode One), Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discussed this extensively.

How unique was David Beckham?

Here is a clip from that podcast, of Kiyan Sobhani giving his thoughts on the matter:

What do you think? How unique was Beckham? Let us know your thoughts on the above video.

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