4/10/14

David Beckham teams up with Diageo on new scotch

David Beckham has been criticized by Alcohol Concern for promoting a new brand of whisky. Becks and manager Simon Fuller have teamed up with company Diageo to launch Scotch whisky Haig Club.

Becks has been slammed for using his celebrity status to help sell alcohol, which could send "confusing messages" to young people. "It's incredibly disappointing that David Beckham, a global icon who has wide appeal to children has chosen to use his sports star image to promote spirits," said deputy chief executive of Alcohol Concern Emily Robinson.

3/28/14

Manchester United shares rocket by £80MILLION after Class of '92 linked with takeover



David Beckham could front a deal that sees him and his famed 'class of 92' team-mates (Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, the Neville brothers Gary and Phil, Nicky Butt) wrestle control of Manchester United from current owners the Glazer family. Becks set up his own Academy in East London back in 2005 and is currently busy in the US launching a Miami-based MLS franchise.

The Glazers purchased the English club in 2005 but have not been fully accepted by large numbers of United fans. The former players could head a consortium bankrolled by millionaire Fred Done, wealthy Arabs and horse racing trainer Ged Mason among others.

3/6/14

David Beckham announced as Jaguar's ambassador for China



David Beckham has become the new face of British luxury car maker Jaguar as it spearheads a major drive into China.

Becks has been named as Jaguar’s new brand ambassador to the Asian country. His first role will see him launching the new Jaguar F-TYPE CoupĂ© in China following its global unveiling in London last month.

2/27/14

Ibrahimovic in Beckham's top three

Becks believes that  Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the best players in the world and was honoured to have him as a team-mate.  Beckham rates the Swede as one of the best players he ever played with and in the top three footballers in the world.

"He's in the top three," he is quoted as saying by L'Equipe. "Being in the same team as him is incredible. He's one of the most talented players I crossed during my career. One of the best in the world without doubt."

source: goal.com

2/20/14

David Beckham wants to make Cristiano Ronaldo first Miami super signing

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David Beckham wants to make Cristiano Ronaldo his first superstar signing for his Miami franchise. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder is rumored to be looking into a deal that will take Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid to MSL in three years’ time.

An MLS source told The Sun: "Becks understands the need for a big, big name in the team when it gets going. "And none come bigger than Ronaldo — the world’s greatest player. Ronaldo loves America and all that it offers. "It’s not a secret he has thought about finishing his career here, about living here — so a deal like this could be perfect for him."
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