The Joy Of Becks

His face has launched a thousand tabloids. His broken metatarsal last year had a nation united in healing prayer. He's a happy-husband role model for reformed football louts everywhere, the blackest white guy in Britain, a sex object lusted after by straight women and gay men alike (and he's okay with that). Photogenic, ferociously competitive and married to the former Posh Spice, England soccer captain and Manchester United star David Beckham has for years been one of the world's most celebrated sportsmen. But more recently the adulation seems to have gone over the top. It isn't just that diehard football fans...

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