SoccerBible looks back on a distinguished England career for David Beckham in adidas Predator football boots, as the midfield star equals Bobby Moores record for outfield appearances with his 108th England cap.
David Beckham's career really has been a mixture of the good, the bad and the ugly! But one ever-present throughout his time with the England national team has been his adidas Predator football boots...
1. June 1998 - adidas Predator Accelerator football boots
Beckham made a fantastic start to his England career, and was on a high after scoring a great free-kick against Colombia at World Cup 98 from adidas Predator Accelerator football boots. However, Beckham's world soom came crashing down after a moment of madness saw Beckham dismissed against Argentina, and was subsequently made the nations scapegoat.
2. October 2001 - adidas Predator Precision football boots
Beckham picked himself up again and displayed the character that has been admired throughout his, disproving the doubters with a fantastic season for Manchester United climaxing with THAT free-kick against Greece in the final moments of the game. Beckham was wearing the white Champions League edition adidas Predator Precision football boots, which he was only meant to wear for a short period, but after the free-kick wouldn't take off!
3. June 2002 - adidas Predator Mania football boots
Wearing adidas Predator Mania football boots Beckham got his revenge against Argentina, knocking them out of the 2002 World cup by drilling a penalty down the middle of the goal, releasing an out-pour of emotion from Beckham.
4. June 2004 - adidas Predator PowerPulse football boots
On a pitch that had played badly all-game, England's captain wearing adidas Predator PowerPulse football boots stepped up to take the first penalty in the EURO 2004 shoot-out against Portugal. Unfortunately a slip caused Beckham to blaze the ball over, and we wandered whether we were looking at the end of a modern legends career.
5. February 2009 - adidas Predator Lite DB football boots
Beckham has come back stronger than ever to equal Bobby Moore's record of 108 England caps, and was one of England's best players after setting up two great chances against Spain. Playing for AC Milan Beckham is wearing a brand new adidas Predator Lite football boots, uniquely featuring a ClimaCool upper.