Tag Archives: David Beckham

WATCH: Stephen Hawking Uses Math To Predict England’s World Cup Soccer Success

The toughest thing about writing an Anglophile blog is finding an appropriate space for the things that are hugely popular in Britain, but mean far less in the U.S., like football.

First Look: David Beckham Motorbikes Through Brazil for BBC’s ‘Into the Unknown’

Retired football player David Beckham is making the best of his down time, starring in the upcoming BBC One documentary Into the Unknown.

Snapshot: 10 Stellar Selfies by British Celebs

We are living in a selfie-soaked culture: Britain’s Oxford University Press announced “selfie” as the 2013 word of the year. TIME recently featured an auction where the winner would win a selfie with Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian ...

WATCH: Trailer For David Beckham’s ‘Only Fools And Horses’ Skit

It’s kind of hard to tell, and possibly impossible to find out definitively, but this might be a thing that only British people think is significant. One of our greatest footballers (meaning soccer) appearing in a specially ...

Only Fools, And Horses, And David Beckham

There’s always a moment of disjointed thinking that comes with a photo like this. On the left, Nicholas Lyndhurst and David Jason, clearly playing Rodney and Del Boy Trotter—the characters that made them British household names ...

David Beckham Does His Own Stunts

At first glance, one might think David Beckham is starring in an action film with him sprinting across pipes, climbing over industrial structures and scaling scaffolding but it turns out the newly retired footballer was spotted sporting ...

10 British Exports That Are More Popular In The U.S.

If a British cultural export manages to succeed in America, it’s a fairly safe bet that it already has some degree of popularity in its home land. Sometimes, however, exports from the U.K.

Royal Roundup: Princes William and Harry Participate in Charity Polo Match

Dad-to-be Prince William attended a charity polo match this weekend against his brother, Prince Harry. The game benefited Tusk Trust and Sentebale organization, and took place at Hampshire estate of Phantom of the ...

David Beckham Shopping for MLS Franchise

David Beckham has recently retired from playing soccer but he’s not quite done with the sport as a whole, reports the Associated Press. The former Manchester United, Real Madrid, L.A.

David Beckham Retires From Professional Footba… Er… Soccer

It’s a momentous day for fans of the sport Americans call That British Kickball, especially for the followers of legendary clubs like Manchestershire Rovers, Real Mildred and AC Casem: David Beckham, arguably the most famous ...