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Photos of David Beckham in September 2008 Men's Health

David Beckham Gives Us the Old One-Two Punch

David Beckham is looking seriously sexy on the September cover of Men's Health, keeping his shirt on (boo) and dressing up in a suit for his boxing-themed photo shoot. In the interview, he talks about his family, sports, and how someone was very wrong about his soccer skills. Here are some highlights:

  • On his comfort zone: "There is this madness around me, around my family. Without a doubt, out on the field is where I'm most comfortable, where I'm happiest, because I know what I'm doing, and I know I can do it."
  • On losing: "I'm a really bad loser. It stays with me for a while. I always take it quite personally when we don't win as a team or I don't win in everything else I do."
  • On relaxing: "People always ask me, 'Do you play golf?' Because a majority of sportsmen do. I used to play, quite a few years ago, but to be honest, I'd rather spend four hours with the kids than four hours on a golf course. As much as it can be relaxing, it's a frustrating sport. My way of relaxing is listening to music and spending time with the kids."
  • What another player said to him when he was 13 years old: "You'll never play for England, because you're too small and not strong enough."

Looks like Becks really knows how to motivate himself by proving people wrong — and now he's racking up awards to show everyone that he's still on top.

udasan udasan 9 years
free kick and crossing the ball ARE one of the actual football skills! not just running and dribbling and shooting. obviously you don't know about the sport enough if you really thought that. being GREAT at free kicks and crossing and passing means he IS a great football player..because that means he is a great TEAM PLAYER! and for your info, football is a TEAM game, not individual game. why do you think that the other strikers in his teams, be it Man United, or Real Madrid, or England, or even LA Galaxy now, can score a lot of goals and scoring great goals?? because they have a player like Beckham to ASSIST them! and now you are saying that those scorers/strikers are great/greatest players and David is not?? what an IGNORANCE! and for your info, while he maybe not in the same group of ALL of the greatest England players EVER, DB is INDEED one of the greatest players (if not the greatest, but i believe he is) in the LAST 10 OR 11 YEARS in England. i repeat, THE LAST 10 OR 11 YEARS, not the whole history of English football. there's a lot different there. cheers!
lisa101 lisa101 9 years
hes not one of Englands greatest EVER players at all. He was a great free kick specialist/crosser of the ball. he could never run very fast, pass players on the pitch or show much actual skill. but in the pantheon of all time he aint
udasan udasan 9 years
then why are you seeing his post, his pics and even commenting on it, tuscanstellina? denying the truth (or feeling) are we? ;p
tuscanstellina tuscanstellina 9 years
I just am not a fan of him nor his wife. Talk about publicity hounds.
tkoblondee tkoblondee 9 years
I love that he'd rather spend time with his kids than golf!
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 9 years
Dayummm, he looks hot on the cover.
busybeegal busybeegal 9 years
Man, I just don't see the appeal.
MissAmyC MissAmyC 9 years
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 9 years
Amazing Pictures!
hills hills 9 years
glad he proved that man wrong- in a major way, he turned out to be one of England's best players of all time. He is so sexy
azucar_ame azucar_ame 9 years
OMG! Beckhmanlicious!!! Love Him!!
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 9 years
I like the second pic, it's hott!!!!!!!!!!!
serasvictoria serasvictoria 9 years
He is so beautiful.
lilflowa lilflowa 9 years
so so handsome :drool: wow....he looks hot in anything eh...
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i can never get enough of my man! he's soo hot. i love that someone would tell him that he'd never play soccer for England - seeing as how his career has TAKEN OFF there :) oh well. i guess some people should just keep their thoughts to themselves.
mlen mlen 9 years
i agree with brian lol lick
spicyaroma spicyaroma 9 years
I think I just died and went to heaven :faint:
lisa101 lisa101 9 years
is he auditioning for the part of a chimney sweep in the second pic?or maybe a geezer like guy ritchie pretends to be
LolaDub LolaDub 9 years
sex man ;)
lisa101 lisa101 9 years
chav retard with squicky as a shiny lino floor
Briandiesel Briandiesel 9 years
spicyaroma spicyaroma 9 years
Oh mY God :drool: My hero *swoon*
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