Beckham blows out Olympic flame – photos
AS DAVID Beckham blows on the Olympic torch and makes an early birthday wish at RNAS Culdrose, Cornwall, thousands of people look on, seizing the chance to appear on the telly.
Says one local who was there:
“Usually we have to wait for Prince Harry to shag a barmaid or leaders of a Satanic cult to be arrested for Cornwall to get on the national news. I wouldn’t have missed this for the world, or even Devon.”
And who better than Becks to salute the Olympian ideals? With his telegenic smile, ability to lash out fortunes on shiny toys and hype-bursting failure to win anything in an England shirt, Becks embodies the sprit of British sport…