David Beckham inspires stunning Salford goal from halfway line as Man Utd legend makes first appearance since becoming co-owner

SALFORD CITY appear to have been inspired by David Beckham attending his first game since becoming a club director with a goal from close to the halfway line.

The 43-year-old took a 10 per cent stake of the club last month, joining other members of the Class of '92 Gary and Phil Neville, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Ryan Giggs.

David Beckham inspires stunning Salford goal from halfway line as Man Utd legend makes first appearance since becoming co-ownerPA:Press Association5 Beckham posed with Phil Neville and son Romeo before kick-off

Beckham famously announced himself in English football with a goal from 50 yards against Wimbledon for Manchester United in 1996 – and his arrival at the National League club appears to produced a stunning repeat.

Dennis Politic opened the scoring against Dover Athletic with a similarly audacious effort from 45 yards, after a poor clearance from goalkeeper Mitch Walker.

Attending the visit of Dover Athletic, the ex-England captain has revelled in the occasion.

The former LA Galaxy and Real Madrid man has been seen having photos with Neville Jr and second oldest son Romeo.

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David Beckham inspires stunning Salford goal from halfway line as Man Utd legend makes first appearance since becoming co-ownerAction Images – Reuters5 Beckham announced himself with a strike from the halfway line at Wimbledon
David Beckham inspires stunning Salford goal from halfway line as Man Utd legend makes first appearance since becoming co-ownerGetty Images – Getty5 Beckham was in good spirits ahead of kick-off

WHAT A GOAL!!!!! It's a poor clearance from the keeper and Politic shoots from 45 yards and it goes in!!!!

Goal of the season contender!!!

1-0#WeAreSalford 🦁🔴

— Salford City FC (@SalfordCityFC) February 16, 2019

Phil's son Harvey – a current United youth product – and Beckham's close friend Dave Gardner have also been spotted at Moor Lane.

Salford are currently in the play-off positions and in contention to make the jump into the Football League.

Beckham is also the president of American club Inter Miami CF, who will begin life in Major League Soccer in 2020.

Giggs is the Wales national team boss while Phil Neville coaches the England women's team.

David Beckham inspires stunning Salford goal from halfway line as Man Utd legend makes first appearance since becoming co-ownerPA:Press Association5 The ex-England captain posed with a picture with club mascot Babs
David Beckham inspires stunning Salford goal from halfway line as Man Utd legend makes first appearance since becoming co-ownerGetty Images – Getty5 Beckham also met with fans

Scholes was appointed the new Oldham Athletic boss in the week.

Butt meanwhile is the head of the United academy.

The group of United players bought Salford in 2014 with the club situated in the Premier League Division North.

Peter Lim remains the majority shareholder with 40 per cent.

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