'Sir Alex is right, I wasn't world class' former Manchester United forward

David Beckham has revealed that he agrees with Sir Alex Ferguson that he was not a world class player


Former Manchester United forward, David Beckham has revealed that he agrees with his former manager, Sir Alex Ferguson that is was not a world class player.

Ferguson in his new book, 'Leading' which is co-authored by Michael Moritz, opined that he managed only four world class players during his time as coach of Manchester United.

He said that Ryan Giggs, Eric Cantona, Paul Scholes and Cristiano Ronaldo were the only world class players he managed at United leaving out other illustrious names like Beckham.


"I don't mean to demean or criticise any of the great or very good footballers who played for me during my 26-year career at United, but there were only four who were world class: Cantona, Giggs, Ronaldo and Scholes," Sir Ferguson wrote.

When he was asked if he was insulted by his omission, Beckham told : “Not at all.”

“I played for the greatest manager of all time for the amount of time that I did, I was lucky to play with the players I did and be successful with the club that I loved and still love.

“I tend to agree with the manager. There's certain players that you can call world-class, thankfully I played with many of them.


“I'm proud as a Manchester United player that we were successful and I'm proud as a Manchester United player that we have the best players come to our team.”

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