David Beckham was seen in a line of people waiting to see the Queen’s coffin at Westminster Hall.
The football star said he joined a procession reportedly lasting up to eight hours at 2 a.m. Friday.
The Queen’s coffin is open to the public until Monday, when her funeral will take place.
David Beckham joins Hours-long procession to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II Her coffin remains in Westminster Hall as of Friday morning.
The football star told ITV’s broadcaster on Friday that he grew up “a big fan of the royal family”. So he wanted to pay tribute to the Queen while her coffin was placed in Westminster Hall.monarch’s coffin Died September 8 at age 96was transported there from Buckingham Palace on Wednesday and will remain there until her funeral on Monday.
Beckham, 47, told ITV that he thought he might have avoided the crowds by lining up at 2am.
“I thought it would be a little quieter if I came at 2am. I was wrong,” he said. “Everybody had that in mind.”
“People here are of all ages. There were 84-year-old women walking around. There were 90-year-old gentlemen walking around,” Beckham added. “I hope everyone is here to participate in this experience and celebrate what Her Majesty has done for us.”
A photo of Beckham has also been shared on Twitter. 1 user, Christopher Ansteysharing a selfie he took with the football star, showing that Beckham chose to wear a formal suit, black tie and flat cap for the occasion.
In an ITV interview, Beckham also detailed his personal experience with the Queen when he was made an OBE, an honor given to those who have completed “outstanding merit or service to the community” in 2003. . to the BBC.
“To step up, my wife is there too. To get my honor and to talk to the Queen. To ask questions. To have a few moments like that in my life.” I’m very lucky to have been,” said the former England football team captain.
Beckham’s decision to stand in line with the public comes as Sky News reports that some British politicians have been allowed skip line.
A representative for Beckham did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.
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