England's favorite son had finally outstayed his welcome at Old Trafford by the summer of 2003. After the "flying boot" incident, both Becks and Fergie were ready for a split. Was the league really waving goodbye to its most famous name? Ultimately, the move proved a bonus for both parties: Beckham went to Madrid and further boosted his profile, while United quickly signed a new #7—a young lad by the name of Cristiano Ronaldo.