Romeo Beckham: David Beckham’s son joins Premier League B team


Romeo Beckham, son of former England captain and soccer icon David Beckham, has joined Premier League B team Brentford for the remainder of the season on loan from MLS NEXT Pro club Inter Miami CF II.

The 20-year-old midfielder will join his new teammates in Brentford’s reserve side, playing in the Premier League Cup and away games.

“I’m very proud and very happy to be here,” Beckham told Brentford’s official website.

“I came here at the beginning to keep in shape during the off-season. The chance then arose to come on loan here and I’ve never been so excited.

Beckham made 20 appearances for Inter Miami II last season, playing in the MLS NEXT Pro League, and contributed 10 assists – the most in the league – as well as two goals.

In July, he came on as a substitute for his father David’s co-owned Inter Miami in a friendly against La Liga side Barcelona.

“It was a fun season [in the USA] and there have been a lot of ups and downs, but I’m excited to come here and see what I can do,” he added.

“I like how we have the opportunity to play at different levels, abroad and here.”

Meanwhile, Beckham’s family congratulated him on social media.

“Exciting start to the year. Now the hard work and the fun begins. Proud of you mate,” David Beckham posted on his Instagram story alongside a photo of him and Romeo holding a Brentford jersey outside the center. club training.

Playing under Brentford B head coach Neil MacFarlane and assistant coach Sam Saunders, Beckham says he hopes to continue his footballing development, learning from players around him and playing against men’s teams overseas.

“We are going to play against men’s teams and it is a good experience,” added Beckham. “[I want] to get the experience to play against men and get stronger physically and we’ll see how that can help me progress.


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