David Beckham lined up like everyone else to see Elizabeth II’s coffin

David Beckham lined up like everyone else to see Elizabeth II's coffin
Luisa Gouliamaki / AFP English football star David Beckham was lined up to see the Queen’s coffin on Friday (September 16).

Luisa Gouliamaki / AFP

English football star David Beckham was lined up to see the Queen’s coffin on Friday (September 16).

United Kingdom – Even hidden under his hat, David Beckham Nobody noticed. The stalwarts of the English game joined thousands of people this Friday, 16 September tail To pay final tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, died on 8 september,

Photos shared collectively on Twitter suggest that the former footballer was wearing a black suit and a blue cap, perhaps out of conscience. but people waiting in line Westminster Hall Everyone ran towards him to take his picture.

Some even complained about seeing huge queue Move more slowly because of those trying to photograph David Beckham… and forget to move.

“Guess who’s in line to see the Queen?” ,

“There she is, down! Picture taken by my new queer friend »

“The queue is now full of people trying to photograph David Beckham and have forgotten to proceed. this is madness ! ,

arrived at 2 o’clock

“I grew up in a royal house and grew up that way”He told the microphone of the British channel ITV News, as you can see below, “If my grandparents were still here today, I know they would want to be here. That’s why I’m here for her, on behalf of my family, and with everyone else to celebrate Rani.”He continued moving forward in a huge queue.

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The British star, who has met Queen Elizabeth II several times during her career, said she arrived at 2 a.m. to take her place in line. So he must have waited about twelve hours to enter Westminster Hall. “I thought, 2 o’clock was approaching, that it was going to be a little quiet… but I was wrong, everyone had the same idea. People of all ages wanted to be a part of this experience and remember the queen “They said.

“It is tough for the nation, tough for everyone. I think everyone feels that way and our hearts are with the (royal) family.”, added 47-year-old David Beckham. The player also evokes the spirit that made him sing the national anthem every time before a football match. “It was something that meant a lot to us”He remembers.

“The most important moment for me was when I received the Order of the British Empire (my medal). I took my grandparents, the real royals with me”David Beckham told Sky News again. “I was very fortunate to be able to contact Her Majesty, to be able to experience such moments in my life”The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star added.

The footballer finally appeared in front of the coffin of Elizabeth II at 3:30 p.m. local time (4:30 p.m. in Paris), clearly moved and red-eyed.

Many celebrities expected to attend the funeral

Several celebrities are expected to attend the Queen’s funeral on Monday, reports US magazine cosmopolitan, Heads of state from all over the world were invited, of course Liz Truss, the British Prime Minister, and Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish Prime Minister. But US President Joe Biden, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro… and Emmanuel Macron have also confirmed his arrival. Apart from these political leaders, other stars like Elton John and Serena Williams have received invitations.

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