David Beckham gives Prince William 'stick about football'

The star and the royal have bonded over their love of the sport

David Beckham has opened up about his friendship with Prince William and Prince Harry and said the trio have come close through sport.

'it's a very normal relationship, with Harry as well' said the footballer in an interview to Esquire magazine.
'They love their sport. William loves Aston Villa, unfortunately, which obviously i give him a bit of stick about' joked the dad of four.

Beckham was also asked why he thought he's so popular and he puts it all down to being himself.
'What you see, that's me' said the star 'And that won't change. I might not walk around in just my underwear every day, but that's the only thing. I don't try to hide anything. There's nothing to hide' concluded David Beckham.

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Full interview appears in the September issue of Esquire, on sale Thursday 2 August. Also available as a digital edition
Photos: Josh Olins/Esquire

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