Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he was told by David Beckham that he wished after seeing with their floor, he played for Tottenham.
Beckham was at the audience watching on as Tottenham acquired their season up and running using a convincing 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace.
The former England international spent his younger days playing for the Spurs youth teams before he signed for Manchester United in 1991 while he has newer ties with the team having coached with the team during the MLS closing period in 2011 when he played LA Galaxy.
Among Beckham’s greatest moments in an England shirt arrived against Argentina at the 2002 World Cup when Pochettino fouled Michael Owen inside the area, an opportunity Beckham didn’t move up from the penalty area as England famously won 1-0.
Beckham and pochettino – that like a good relationship – caught up after Spurs’ win.
Pochettino explained:”I was speaking to David Beckham and that he told me he wanted he played soccer and played for Tottenham because the scene is awesome.
“He said’he wanted he was a player and to perform for you!'”
Beckham was among 60,000 packed into the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to watch Spurs rampage Palace with four objectives.
They had dropped three of their final five in all contests, after winning their first four matches at their new stadium. The staff seemed very much in the home through a convincing victory admitting it’ll take time for them to settle fully into their new environment.
“It is just the beginning,” Pochettino explained.
“We haven’t played many games here. It’s still new but is an remarkable stadium.
“It is critical to make this arena our house and feel comfortable. It’s always likely to be tricky to have a new stadium. It takes some time.”
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