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Why David Beckham Scored His Most Iconic Goal In A Rangers Player's Borrowed Boots

Why David Beckham Scored His Most Iconic Goal In A Rangers Player's Borrowed Boots

That iconic David Beckham half-way line goal from behind the half-way line against Wimbledon on August 17th, 1996, has been shown so many times that it's burned into the brain of most football fans who were alive at the time.

Test that theory now; close your eyes and watch the goal in full detail.

See? Even Brain McClair jumping on his back for the celebration was in there.

However, we learned something about that goal that we never knew, thanks to the folks over at Full Time Devils.

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We all knew that Becks was wearing the newly marketed Adidas Predators at the time, but they weren't his boots at all, and were actually borrowed from a Glasgow Rangers player:

Charlie Miller, who made a single international appearance for Scotland, didn't have the most memorable of careers, but he's played his part in Premier League history as the boots still carry his name as they remain on display to this day.

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