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David Beckham was in the stands for the first time at Salford City on Sunday.

Salford City teenager scored a Beckham-esque goal in front of the man himself vs Dover on Sunday

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David Beckham recently joined his former Class of '92 teammates in their venture to build a football club from the ground up by becoming a co-owner of National League side Salford City.

The former England captain got his first chance to see the team in action on Sunday when he travelled to the Peninsula Stadium for his new side's tie with Dover. 

The Salford lads would be used to playing in front of big names with the likes of Gary Neville and Paul Scholes regularly attending fixtures, but having the superstar that is Beckham watching on would have been very nerve-wracking, to say the least.

It did, however, seem to be working a treat for the home side when, inside ten minutes, Dennis Politic channelled his inner Beckham to find the net from just beyond the halfway line.

It was a fantastic finish and a goal his new boss would have been more than proud of.

Have a look at the goal in the clip below:

Look familiar? Of course it does.

Way back in 1996, a fresh-faced Beckham scored a very similar goal in a league clash with Wimbledon in what would later be labelled the goal of the decade.

Replicating that fine finish in front of the man himself is undoubtedly an absolute dream come true for any 18-year-old and Politic, who is currently at the club on loan from Bolton Wanderers, will certainly be pinching himself for the next few days.

Salford City v Dover Athletic - Vanarama National League

Sadly, that was as good as it would get for Salford, as Beckhams presence failed to inspire them to a win, with Dover running out 3-1 winners in the end.

Still, Beckham could not have asked for a better first goal to see when watching his new club, but he will probably be hoping for better results in the coming weeks.

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