David Beckham becomes shareholder in Salford City

David Beckham buys 10% stake in Salford City and joins former Manchester United team mates Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes and Neville brothers as Class of 92 owners.

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Beckham’s acquisition of his stake from Peter Lim makes the Class of 92 majority shareholders, the Singapore businessman retaining 40%.

“It’s a proud moment for me to join Peter Lim and the Class of 92 lads as an owner of Salford City. My early years in Manchester were spent in Salford – I grew up there in many ways – so to be able to finally join the lads today is a great feeling. Salford City has achieved so much success in a short space of time, the fans are incredible and I’m really excited to be spending more time in Salford again.” – said Beckham who spent 11 years with the Class of 92 teammates in Manchester United.

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Salford City are currently playing in the National League, which is fifth tier of English football. They are on 3rd place with a good chance to gain a promotion and reach the Football League for the first time in their history.

The Class of 92 bought the club in 2014 and Salford City has gained 3 promotions in the following 4 seasons.

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