David Beckham begs former Real Madrid team-mate Zinedine Zidane to defeat old rival and win Champions League: ‘Please beat Liverpool, please’
- David Beckham has begged Zinedine Zidane to beat Liverpool on Saturday night
- Beckham still harbours bad feelings towards Manchester United’s bitter rivals
- Beckham left Old Trafford for Los Blancos in a deal worth £25million in 2003
- He implored Zidane to lift the European trophy at Liverpool’s expense in Kiev
David Beckham may have left Manchester United in 2003 but it appears his hatred for bitter rivals Liverpool still runs deep.
The former England captain has begged ex-Real Madrid team-mate Zinedine Zidane to beat the Reds in the Champions League final on Saturday night.
Beckham, who left Old Trafford for Los Blancos in a deal worth £25 million, sat down for an interview with Zidane ahead of the showpiece final in Kiev and implored him to lift the trophy at Liverpool’s expense.
David Beckham has begged Zinedine Zidane to beat Liverpool in the Champions League final
‘To have been successful as a player and now to be successful as the boss, the big boss, is incredible,’ Beckham said to Zidane.
‘I just want to wish Zizou, the boss, the president, the club good luck in the Champions League final.
‘And please beat Liverpool, please!’
Beckham left Manchester United for the Spanish capital in a deal worth £25 million in 2003
Real Madrid are attempting to win a third consecutive Champions League title in Kiev
Real Madrid are attempting to win a third consecutive Champions League title in Kiev and insisted his team have worked tirelessly to get there.
Zidane added: ‘We suffered and worked a lot to make it to the final.
‘There has been a lot of sacrifices, a lot of work, a lot of personal investment from everyone.
‘Once I decided to become a coach I thought nothing is impossible. Being a coach of Real Madrid I knew we could achieve great things.’