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David Beckham Is Teaching Filipino Kids How to Play Football

He taught them the basics of football.
IMAGE COURTESY OF AKIKO GUEVARA
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David Beckham, former footballer, style icon, husband of ex Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, and model father, is in the Philippines, teaching the basics of his specialty sport to kids aged 8 to 12 at the McKinley Hill Stadium.

The football hall of famer did basic drills and scrimmaged with the kids afterwards. He was accompanied by Anton del Rosario, founder of Philam Life 7's Football League, his brother Armand del Rosario, former Azkals captain Aly Borromeo, and former Azkals Simon Greatwich, Jason Dejong, James and Phil Younghusband, among others.

Photo by COURTESY OF AKIKO GUEVARA.

Photo by COURTESY OF AKIKO GUEVARA.
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Photo by COURTESY OF AKIKO GUEVARA.

This is Beckham's third trip to the Philippines. He traveled to the country with his former team LA Galaxy to play the Azkals in 2011. He returned in 2014 and visited the typhoon-devastated Tacloban. 

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