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Becks is back! United legend bringsRomeo to meets fans at Salford City

David Beckham poses for a selfie with a fan. Credit: Press Association

Former England and Manchester United star David Beckham attracted attention as he watched Salford City for the first time since becoming co-owner in the Vanarama National League club.

Beckham last month followed in the footsteps of former Manchester United team-mates Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt and secured a 10 per cent stake in the club.

That means the 'Class of 92' are the major shareholders at 60 per cent, and Beckhamtook to the stands at Salford's Peninsula Stadium to watch the side take on Dover Athletic on Saturday afternoon.

Accompanied by his son Romeo as well as Phil Neville, Beckham was unsurprisingly inundated with autograph and selfie requests on his arrival at the stadium.

Beckham's involvement in the club comes five years after the Neville brothers, Scholes, Giggs and Butt took ownership at Moor Lane.

It is the latest venture by the 43-year-old, who has a wide portfolio of interests following a career which took in the likes of Real Madrid, the Los Angeles Galaxy, AC Milan and Paris St Germain.

One of his more memorable moments as a player was his goal from the halfway line for United at Wimbledon in 1996 and he would have been no doubt impressed when Dennis Politic took a leaf out of his book.

Salford's teenage midfielder produced a 45-yard drive that sailed over goalkeeper Mitch Walker to open the scoring but goals from Dan McNamara, Scott Doe and Jai Reason secured a 3-1 win for Dover.

David Beckham and his son Romeo watch the game between Salford City and Dover Athletic Credit: Press Association

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