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Perchance To Dream

by | 27th, April 2004

‘DAVID Beckham at least has an alibi for 67 minutes of the time he spent away from his wife in a Madrid hotel room – he was asleep. And he’s got the video to prove it.

What David dreamt

The Telegraph reports that the National Portrait Gallery will today unveil a video portrait of the England football captain by Sam Taylor-Wood. It is called simply David.

‘His nut-brown torso naked and wearing diamond earrings, a necklace and a bracelet,’ the paper says, ‘[he] slumbers like Sleeping Beauty.

‘He gently tosses and turns and occasionally licks his lips.’

A separate 67-minute video showing Beckham’s lip-smacking dreams during that time is in Anorak’s possession. It is called simply Becks, Loos & Videotape.

According to the paper, Taylor-Wood only clinched the deal after months of negotiation by telling Beckham the video would be exhibited in a gallery alongside portraits of Elizabeth I and Shakespeare, both of whom were key members of the great Huddersfield Town team of the 1920s…’

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