David Beckham Rescues Stranded Motorist
First Published: February 10, 2011 10:16 AM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Becks to the rescue!
David Beckham helped a stranded motorist and his children on Wednesday.
Paul Long called into BBC Radio 5 Live to recount his brush with Becks after his car broken down in the middle of a busy road in Hertfordshire, England.
’‘Cars were buzzing past and I had two kids in the back but no one stopped, no one came to help,” Paul said.
“After 10 minutes I saw a car had pulled over into a lay-by in the distance. Its hazard lights came on, he continued. “A figure got out, wearing a hoodie. This sort of slipped down and as he got nearer it became apparent to me it was David Beckham.”
Paul was shocked to see that his roadside assistance came in the form of the world’s most popular soccer player.
“I said, ‘You’re David Beckham’ and then he nodded,” he continued during the radio interview. “He asked if we were OK and I said, ‘Could you give us a push over to the side?’ which he duly did. Someone else came to help as well.’’
After he and his kids were safe, Paul told the superstar athlete, “Thanks David, I love you!”
According to ITN, via Yahoo News UK, Beckham’s rep confirmed that he did indeed help the stranded driver.
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