Beckham Presses Flesh in Bangkok as Fans Rejoice (Photos)

Beckham with Thai fans Saturday. Photo: @pariebenjy / Twitter

BANGKOK — Fans of former footballer David Beckham were flooding the Thainet during the weekend with photos of the star, who was in Bangkok to film a commercial.

After Beckham, 42, posted Friday on Facebook that he was “so happy to be in Thailand for the next few days and looking forward to chatting to you all,” fans took him at his word and posted photos of their encounters until he left early Monday morning.

On Saturday morning, fans found him at the Chaloem Phrakiat 80 Phansa Public Park in the Bangkok Noi district, filming a commercial for life insurance company AIA Group. In the afternoon, Beckham signed autographs for fans in Chinatown.


Making friends in Bangkok 🇹🇭 ❤️

โพสต์ที่แชร์โดย David Beckham (@davidbeckham) เมื่อ

Saturday night, television personality Vuthithorn “Woody” Milintachinda asked Beckham questions such as “Do you want to try Muay Thai?” and “Do you meditate?” in a live Facebook interview. Beckham also posted an Instagram image and several stories of his adventures in Bangkok.

The ex-football star, has gained a huge following in Thailand since his glory days at English Premier League club Manchester United, Spanish giants Real Madrid, Major League Soccer team LA Galaxy and the English national team between 1992 and 2012. There’s even a temple in Bangkok with a statue of his likeness.

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David Beckham’s Instagram story posted Sunday.


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