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Beckham offers unique prize for fan

The ex-England captain revealed the opportunity in a video on Instagram, explaining how the winner of the sweepstake - organised as part of the All In Challenge - will get a "unique experience" at Inter Miami.

Along with four friends, the lucky individual will face Beckham's squad at the training facilities of the MLS franchise part-owned by the 44-year-old. The prize also includes lunch and the chance to watch Inter Miami in action at the club's new stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Football icon David Beckham cops six-month driving ban for bending the rules

A London judge gave the football icon a six-month driving ban on Thursday (Friday NZT) after he previously had pleaded guilty to using a  mobile phone while driving his Bentley in central London last November.

A prosecutor said in court that a member of the public had photographed Beckham using his cellphone as he drove in "slowly moving" traffic and alerted police officers.

"Instead of looking straight forward, paying attention to the road, he appeared to be looking at his lap," prosecutor Matthew Spratt said in Bromley magistrates court, per the Guardian.

Beckham criticised for kissing daughter on lip

The former Manchester United star was criticised by some fans after posting a photo with him and five-year-old daughter Harper on Instagram.

Speaking during a Facebook Live interview, he said: "We want to show our kids love."

David Beckham's wife Victoria was also criticised for posting a picture of herself kissing their daughter on the lips last year.

"I got criticised for kissing my daughter on the lips the other day," he said.

"I kiss all my kids on the lips.

"Brooklyn, maybe not. Brooklyn's 18, he might find that a little bit strange.

David Beckham rubbishes 'brand Beckham' claims

The former professional footballer was appearing on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs to celebrate the show's 75th anniversary.

"People have talked about 'do we stay together because it's a brand?' Of course not," he said.

"We stay together because we love each other. We stay together because we have four amazing children."

He told presenter Kirsty Young: "We're a strong family unit. We've got strong parents, we were brought up with the right values.

David Beckham: Stand up for children everywhere

During a preseason tour with the club to Thailand in 2001, I visited a local child protection center that was providing vital support to children as young as five who'd experienced violence and abuse. Seeing the organization's incredible work firsthand had a great impact on me, especially as my son Brooklyn was just 2 years old at the time, and as a new father I wanted to do what I could to help.

Beckham proud to see UNICEF Fund helping PNG kids

The world-famous ex-soccer star visited Mt Hagen Hospital, a UNICEF-supported hospital in PNG, and met children receiving treatment for malnutrition.

Earlier this year Beckham launched ‘7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund’, making a personal commitment to use his voice, influence and connections to raise vital funds and rally for lasting change for children.

The Fund is helping UNICEF to deliver life-changing programmes for children across every region of the world, including those affected by malnutrition in PNG.

David Beckham departs PNG

Beckham flew out of Mt Hagen, Western Highlands Province in his private jet after spending 24 hours in the province.

Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko confirmed that the soccer star flew out at 2:30pm to Nepal after a successful stay in PNG.

While in Mt Hagen, he spent a night at the Highlander Hotel and visited the Mt Hagen Hospital.

The PNG Under 20 women team was fortunate to meet the star while many fans throughout the country showed their frustration on social media of not getting to meet him while he was in the country.

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Soccer legend David Beckham in Mt Hagen


UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and international soccer legend David Beckham arrived at Mt Hagen, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea this afternoon.


Soccer legend David Beckham in Mt Hagen

Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko is in Mt Hagen and welcomed the soccer legend at the airport on behalf of the Government.

Beckham will mark 10 years working with UNICEF by playing seven football matches across seven continents to raise more money for the charity.

Due to security reasons, his travel details were not issued to the media and the public.

His official program states that he will be visiting the Alai and Mindip Tribes in the province to promote a soccer match called "Tribe Vs Tribe".

Dates yet to be confirmed for David Beckham’s visit

UNICEF PNG has confirmed that Beckham will be visiting UNICEF programs later in 2016.

Beckham will mark 10 years working with UNICEF by playing seven football matches across seven continents to raise more money for the charity.

UNICEF PNG communication specialist Cifora Monier stated that for security reasons, at this time they’re unable to confirm any further details including locations.

Beckham will star in the documentary film “David Beckham: For the Love of the Game,” which has been commissioned by the BBC.