Beckham insists he never wanted to leave Man Utd

David Beckham insists he never wanted to leave Manchester United. Beckham quit United for Real Madrid in 2003.

David Beckham insists he never wanted to leave Manchester United.

Beckham quit United for Real Madrid in 2003.

The ex-midfielder said he could not even watch Manchester United for two years after his transfer because he was so upset about moving on.

“When I joined Manchester United, I never wanted to leave them. When they told me they were going to sell me was the first time I spoke to Real Madrid," he explained.

“I knew my dream was over and I had to speak to another team. I couldn’t watch United for two years, I was that gutted. It was that difficult to leave.”

 
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