David Beckham Takes Galaxy To Army

Subscribe To:

Beckham">David Beckham is to spend four days with the US army over Thanksgiving.

The soccer star - who has three sons with wife Victoria Beckham - and his Los Angeles Galaxy teammates are to undertake a morale-boosting visit to Kaiserslautern, South West Germany, to stay in US barracks from next Monday (23.11.09) to show support for soldiers in Afghanistan.

During the visit, the sportsmen will visit troops and their families in their homes at the base, as well as meeting injured soldiers at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Centre.

On November 26 - Thanksgiving Day - David and his teammates will play a friendly soccer match against Kaiserslautern FC, with around 25,000 tickets being made available to US servicemen, Defence Department staff and their families.

David - who met 30 British servicemen in March at the England national side's training ground - has been criticised for opting to visit US troops rather than their British counterparts.

However, Colonel Bob Stewart, Chairman of Action for Armed Forces, said the soldiers would be happy to be visited by other famous faces instead of the soccer star.

He said: "Beckham plays for an American team and I expect he goes wherever they want him to go.

"There are plenty of other people who can travel to support British troops instead of him. If he does want to visit them in the future that's fine. If not, someone else will."


Tags: David Beckham - Beck - Victoria Beckham

Subscribe To:

More David Beckham

David Beckham Launches ‘Haig Club’ Whiskey in Edinburgh

David Beckham is expanding his commercial empire with the launch of his first whiskey, Haig Club. The single-grain Scotch has been developed in association with...

David Beckham Poses With Photographer Peter Lindbergh Outside Belstaff House In New York - Part 2

Ahead of the signing for the new book containing a photograph collection of him in the Belstaff 'Off Road' selection, David Beckham was seen getting...

David Beckham Poses For The Signing Of The New 'Off Road' Photo Collection For Belstaff - Part 1

As part of the new Belstaff collection, 'Off Road', David Beckham was photographed with other models outside of Belstaff House in New York City. The...

Beyonce And Jay Z Have A Lot Of Famous Fans [Pictures]

They might struggle to behave themselves in an elevator but put Beyoncé and Jay Z up on a stage in front of thousands of fans...


David Beckham & Sons Attend Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards, See Who Else Was There [Pictures]

David Beckham's appearance at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards ended when he and his two sons - Romeo and Cruz - were covered in...

Wimbledon 2014: Samuel L Jackson, Hugh Jackman & Keira Knightley Watch Epic Men's Final [Pictures]

Celebrities flocked to South London over the past fortnight to see the stars of the tennis court compete at Wimbledon. Stars from around the world...

Did David Beckham Just Hint At Playing Football Again? He Did!

David Beckham is 39 years of age; he’s played professional football for 20 years in England, Spain, France, Italy and America. He can purchase a...

Brooklyn Beckham Has A Weekend Job at a Coffee Shop, To Learn the Value of Money

Brooklyn Beckham has started work as a barista in London to learn the value of money, something his parents have running through the taps into...



David Beckham Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on David Beckham

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All