The Brazilian trio provided comfort and support to Beckham during his time of need, demonstrating their closeness and understanding during his loneliness
“David Beckham was so close to Brazilian players during his time at Real Madrid that he spoke more Portuguese than Spanish,” the U.K.’s The Sun reported on Sept. 9, adding, “He was so close to the Brazilians that Spanish players were jealous.”
Beckham is a legendary soccer player who played for Manchester United, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, and LA Galaxy in the 1990s and 2000s. His good looks and soccer skills made him a favorite of big clubs. Real president Florentino Perez is known for his efforts to sign Beckham.
Recently, Beckham has been making waves with the release of a Netflix documentary based on his life. It’s interesting to note that even the alpha male Beckham, 먹튀검증 who has everything, struggled quite a bit at Real. In fact, Real signed him with Luis Figo at right winger.
“Beckham struggled to adapt to his new surroundings after joining Real in 2003. He felt lonely in the changed environment,” The Sun explains, “Interestingly, he befriended the Brazilian trio of Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, and Robinho, who formed the centerpiece of the Real squad at the time.”
In addition to Beckham, Ronaldo, Carlos and Robinho, the Brazilian squad also included Spanish fullback Michel Salgado. “Beckham didn’t know Portuguese at the time, so he couldn’t understand the Brazilian players’ jokes. He and Carlos would laugh for hours without understanding what they were saying,” said The Sun.
“At the time, Real officials found it strange that Beckham and Carlos could laugh and eat together for two hours without speaking to each other,” said The Sun, adding that “they became so close that the Spanish players were jealous that Beckham was so close to the Brazilians.”