British association footballer David Beckham has become the first solo male to appear on the cover page of the Elle UK magazine July issue. The footballer has posed topless for the magazine with his irresistible body.
Beckham has appeared on the magazine to mark the beginning of the London 2012 Olympic Games which are all set to begin on July 27, 2012. The 37 year old footballer is seen topless on the cover as he comes out of the pool with his jeans soaked in water.
David appeared quite candid on the cover but expressed that he would be a little shy. Beckham said, “How would I sum myself up? I don’t know, I prefer other people to do that. Erm… a little bit shy.”
While talking about featuring the footballer, the Elle editor Lorraine Candy said, “David Beckham is a national hero. He is an icon and Elle is known for featuring icons on its cover.” Candy added that this is the first on them on the newsstand and that David is loved by men as well as women. The editor added, Anyway, who doesn’t want to see a picture of one of the world’s most handsome men on the front cover of a magazine? The July issue of Elle UK is all set to hit the stands on May 30, 2012.