Legendary soccer player David Beckham tried not to attract any attention as he joined the thousands waiting hours upon hours to say farewell to the late Queen Elizabeth II.
Beckham slipped into the long line alone — around 2 a.m. local time — with no fanfare and without the other members of his family, waiting in the queue just like everyone else.
Just an ordinary bloke: David Beckham queued for more than 12 hours to pay his respects to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she lies in state. And he bought donuts. #davidbeckham pic.twitter.com/LcAENhsRP1
— Angela Bishop OAM (@AngelaBishop) September 17, 2022
He was able to keep a low profile at first — but even after fans began to recognize him, he said he would not sign any autographs