Wednesday, 22 December 2010

David Beckham Has a New Tattoo.

David Beckham already has around 20 tattoos, but he got another inking on his chest before flying to the UK to receive a Lifetime Achievement honor at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards last night.

The athlete posted a photo on his Facebook page of himself bare-chested and getting the tattoo in Los Angeles, and explained the intricate body art took six hours to complete by tattooist to the stars Mark Mahoney.

David wrote: "I want to let you all in on something. Just had a new tattoo done by the legendary Mark Mahoney. Took six hours!"

The Los Angeles Galaxy player -- who attended the sports ceremony in Birmingham with his wife Victoria and their three sons, Brooklyn, 11, Romeo, eight, and five-year-old Cruz -- was presented with his award by Manchester United soccer legend Sir Bobby Charlton, 73.

After receiving a three-minute-long standing ovation, David -- who captained England, and won soccer championships with Manchester United and Real Madrid -- dedicated his prize to his wife and children, saying: “Not only has she given me three amazing boys but she’s truly an inspiration for me every day. So Victoria, Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz, thank you.”

Victoria, who cried in the audience as her husband accepted his statuette, described the reception as "breathtaking" and spoke of her pride for David and their sons.

Writing on Twitter, she said: "Words can't express how proud I am of David. A truly wonderful and very emotional evening. I'm so proud of my little men too!!!

"Thank u all so much for your kind words to David! The reception tonight was breath taking and I am so, so proud of him!!

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