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Romeo Beckham makes professional debut for Fort Lauderdale

ByRoborto Sykes

Sep 20, 2021

There is another winger named Beckham in the football world as Romeo Beckham has now made his professional debut.

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Romeo Beckham, 19, played 79 minutes for Fort Lauderdale CF in USL League One, while the winger delivered plenty of inviting passes for his teammates as his side tied 2-2 with Georgie Tormenta.

Fort Lauderdale are just one point outside the playoffs en route to their last seven games of the season.

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Having Romeo’s father, a man named David Beckham, who owns Inter Miami CF in Major League Soccer, and seeing Romeo lined up for Fort Lauderdale, their reserve team, brings a good dose of synergy.

In recent years there have been many videos of David Beckham and Romeo playing with a ball, as Romeo clearly loves the game and wants to follow in his father’s footsteps. Romeo previously played in the Arsenal academy lineup.

And if you want to continue this journey down the nostalgic road of Manchester United, there was another one of Beckham’s close friends and former teammates who saw his son play for Fort Lauderdale on Sunday.

Romeo Beckham played alongside Harvey Neville, the son of Inter Miami boss Phil Neville.

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How was Romeo Beckham?

Beckham wore the number 11 jersey and played on the right wing like his father.

Beckham hit a lot of crosses (where have we heard that before?) and showed great dribbling skills as this was his first appearance after training with Inter Miami’s reserve squad in recent weeks.

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The teen has been training with Fort Lauderdale CF since his family moved to Miami and he has certainly tried his best to show off a wide variety of passes that have made his father famous around the world.

Below are the video highlights of the game in full.

Romeo Beckham makes professional debut for Fort Lauderdale originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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