David Beckham visits Tottenham stadium to learn from Jose Mourinho


David Beckham’s time as the owner of a football club may still be in its infancy, but it seems that the former English international is determined to learn from some of the best in order to be successful.

The former Real Madrid player founded Inter Miami two years ago, the team making its MLS debut earlier this year in a 1-0 loss to Los Angeles.

The former PSG midfielder is keen to make the Herons a success both on and off the field, with a new stadium and state-of-the-art training complex under construction for the club.

Beckham has big plans for his club to establish itself among the elite not only in MLS, but also on the North American continent.

David Beckham chose the brains of Jose Mourinho during his trip to Tottenham

And to help him make that dream come true, the 45-year-old made a lockdown visit before the coronavirus at Tottenham to see how the First Division had gone from a modest environment to top-notch facilities.

During a trip organized by AIA, which sponsors Tottenham and for which Beckham is brand ambassador, the owner of Miami met the boss of Spurs, Jose Mourinho, to get an idea of ​​the well-being of the players.

“I’m trying to find out. I think it sometimes takes a little while but when they leave, they are absolutely ready, “said the Portuguese boss when asked how he knew the time had come to pass a youngster.

“I think it is more difficult to cope with social pressure than the pressure of football, it is the most difficult part.

Beckham visited Spurs training ground by Heung-min Son and Lucas Moura

“If you feel pressured to be here (on the field), you don’t belong here. If you feel the pressure because you want to be a normal child, aged 20/25 and the world won’t leave you, that’s something else and in academies, I think they focus a lot on that. party and help them cope with what awaits them outside. “

Beckham also got a glimpse of the club’s impressive training facilities in Enfield, north London, where Tottenham has built on-site accommodation for his team.

“Having an environment like this is amazing for the players,” said Beckham when he was led by current Tottenham stars Heung-min Son and Lucas Moura.

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The whole trip was documented in a film released by AIA, the former British international also discussing the importance of nutrition with midfielder Harry Winks.

The AIA brings together its global ambassador, David Beckham, and his partner, Tottenham Hotspur, to promote healthier, longer and better lives. For more information, visit: AIA.com.


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