Liverpool youngster Daniel Cleary has revealed that Manchester United great David Beckham was his idol growing up.
The 18-year-old defender is highly rated at the Reds’ youth academy and is expected by many to make the breakthrough into the first team in the coming years.
Republic of Ireland youth international Cleary is currently part of Liverpool’s Under-21 side and has been in impressive form in the UEFA Youth League this season.
In an interview with Liverpool’s official website, centre-half Cleary named Beckham as his idol when growing up.
The youngster also said that he supported Shamrock Rovers as a kid and named Steven Gerrard as the Liverpool player he admires the most.