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London Olympics: Daily dose of David Beckham

August 10, 2012|By Lisa Dillman
  • Yep, that's the ubiquitous David Beckham watching BMX cycling at the Olympics.
Yep, that's the ubiquitous David Beckham watching BMX cycling at… (Christophe Ena / Associated…)

LONDON -- David Beckham, the world's commuting global icon, materialized at the Olympic Games' BMX venue with his sons on Friday.

He is everywhere, always, it seems.

(Hey, the London Olympics trump those run-of-the-mill Galaxy training sessions at Home Depot Center in Carson.)

He showed up at the beach volleyball venue to watch the all-American women's final on Wednesday night, which was won by Misty May-TreanorĀ and Kerri Walsh Jennings.

There should be a Beckham Alert at every venue.

Beware to any athletes sitting within camera range of Beckham. Prepare to be photographed and become immediately talbloid-ized.

That's what happened to British cyclists Laura Trott and Jason Kenny. They were sitting one row behind Beckham at beach volleyball and had an affectionate moment.

Hello, tabloid road kill.

Kidding aside, the cameras and Beckham have a nice arrangement going in London, one of those relationships that keeps on giving.


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