Beckham: Name Royal Baby After Me

    Former soccer star David Beckham greets media and youth on Sunday, July 7, 2013 in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands. Beckham’s visit was a Sands for Singapore initiative to give back to the community, where he met 60 local children from The Guardian Academy and students from Singapore Association for the Deaf’s affiliated schools and were given an opportunity to meet and be inspired by the football legend.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    Wong Maye-E

    Time to start placing some bets on David Beckham—for the name of the royal baby, that is. The retired British soccer star—who attended Prince William and Kate Middleton’s 2011 wedding as a friend of the couple—told Sky News that “David’s not bad” for the new royal baby’s name. “I think they should go for David.” Not really advice he followed himself, since his own children have the less-than-conventional names of Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz, and Harper. On a more serious note, Beckham said the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be “amazing parents” because “they’re so loving toward children.”

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