THEY are the golden-oldie generation of England football stars.
Back in 1998, footie mag FourFourTwo magazine used fledgling technology to predict how Three Lions aces of that year’s World Cup in France – such as David Beckham and Steve McManaman – would look like in 2020.
Today we can reveal the results and just how far off the mark they were.
Beckham, 43, who still looks stylish and youthful, is missing teeth, thinning grey hair and has wrinkled skin in the wayward prediction.
While ex Liverpool winger McManaman, 47, sports a tash and a mullet in his 2020 predictions – a far cry from his current look.
Today The Sun on Sunday has used the same software progression software on some the other England World Cup ‘98 aces – and show just how close, or off target, to reality the predictions are.
See how they look in our series of football-style cards.
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