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VIDEO: David Beckham picks up new accent

by | 27th, January 2009

Perhaps taking a cue from ‘Shteve’ McClaren’s cringe-inducing Dutch accent, David Beckham adopted a mysterious foreign accent when he was interviewed after scoring his first goal for AC Milan, on Sunday.

Watch the clip below:

Experts in speech patterns will realise that Becks is simply conforming to the basic rules of speech accommodation, where you mirror the vocal mannerisms of the person/people you’re talking to, to fit in.

Since we’re no experts in speech, we can only say he sounds like a very silly boy.

As a bonus, watch his first goal below:

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