He played professional soccer in five countries whose teams competed in this year's 2014 FIFA World Cup, so who did David Beckham cheer for primarily?
The 39-year-old British athlete, who retired last year and is among the world's most famous soccer stars, keeps his loyalties on the east side of the pond with England. However, there is another team that remains very close to his heart.
"I think the U.S. have been incredible," he said in an interview promoting the July 8 U.S. release of the DVD The Class of '92, which focuses on Beckham and his former teammates from England's Manchester United soccer team. "I lived in the U.S. for over six years and I know how proud Americans are about their sporting achievements."