Sports picture of the day: David Beckham

February 11, 2009


To celebrate the launch of the new sports blog we’re reviving a feature from View from the Bird’s Nest and posting a picture of the day from the Reuters file.

Sports Pictures Editor Greg Bos has chosen the first pic, a shot of David Beckham from Spanish photographer Marcelo del Pozo. Over to Greg…

“The reason I like this picture is because of the mildly comical view of David Beckham, aged 32, leading the other England players with a big leg kick during a training session in Seville. He was no doubt aware of all the photographers present and kicked a little higher to get their attention. Like him or loathe him, Beckham is still a constant presence in English football as he closes in on Bobby Moore’s record for most caps for an outfield player.”

ORIGINAL CAPTION: England’s national soccer player David Beckham (R) warms up during a training session in Seville February 10, 2009 on the eve of their friendly soccer match against Spain. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo
Check back in the coming days for more… or browse back through some of the old pics of the day from the Olympics:
Kevin Fylan, London

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Maybe if Stewart Downing (the closest to the camera in a red jumper) put such effort in he would become more than a bog standard winger. Take heed Stewart!

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Yeah Beckham Rules! A true Hero!