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David Beckham recalls first meeting Alex Ferguson after Manchester United signing

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David Beckham recalls first meeting Alex Ferguson after Manchester United signing

David Beckham has recalled how he looked up to Sir Alex Ferguson as a “father figure” during his time at Manchester United in a clip from his upcoming Netflix docuseries, Beckham.

In a teaser clip ahead of the docuseries’ release, the legendary footballer holds up a photograph of one of the first times the pair met.

The docuseries also features footage of a young Beckham describing what it was like to sign for United.

“[Sir Alex was] one of the most important people in my life from the age of 12, 13,” Beckham said.

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