25 years ago this week, David Beckham scored an incredible goal against Doncaster Rovers
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He had joined Preston as a 19-year-old with just one appearance for United under his belt.
His debut came on March 4, 1995, Beckham having been named on the bench for the Third Division clash.
Doncaster went in at the break one-nil up, Gary Brabin’s ball down the left beating the offside trap, allowing winger Sean Parrish plenty of time and space to measure his cross and Graeme Jones made no mistake with a header from six yards.
Meanwhile, a teenage Beckham was introduced to the action at the start of the second half replacing Graham Lancashire and went on to find the net, scoring direct from a corner after Simon Davey had drawn the hosts level.
The goal swung straight in, leaving Rovers’ ‘keeper Perry Suckling dumbfounded.
But in front of a crowd of 9,624, the game finished 2-2, Russ Wilcox levelling things up for Sammy Chung's side.
The following week in a 3-2 victory over Fulham at Deepdale, Beckham was in from the start and scored what became a trademark free-kick, curling it round the wall to find the net.
Beckham went on to feature in a 5-0 win over Bury, a 1-0 victory at Exeter City and a 1-1 draw with Lincoln City at Sincil Bank.
Although North End had hoped to keep him for the rest of the season, United recalled Beckham after a month.
The rest is history, Beckham going on to star for United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, AC Millan and Paris St Germain.
He won 115 England caps, captaining his country 59 times.
Beckham, 44, is now the owner of Inter Miami who made their MLS debut last Sunday.
Doncaster Rovers line-up: Suckling, Kirby, Hackett, Brabin, Wilcox, Swailes, Harper, Schofield, Jones, Norbury, Parrish.