Wimbledon

Dapper Becks in Wimbledon box

2014-06-28 15:58
David Beckham (Getty Images)

London - A dapper-looking David Beckham wearing a jacket and tie and sporting a goatee was among the Royal Box attendees at Wimbledon on Saturday when a number of sports stars were acknowledged.

Beckham, accompanied by his mother, Sandra, sat immediately in front of Bobby Charlton, who led England to their only Soccer World Cup title in 1966.

Also in the box on Centre Court were British Olympic medalists diver Tom Daley, cyclists Victoria Pendleton and Bradley Wiggins and rower Matthew Pinsent.

As the athletes were introduced, the applause echoed loudly off the closed roof. With rain forcing the start of play to be delayed on all side courts, officials decided to leave the roof closed on Centre Court until weather conditions became more stable.

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