Royal Family News: David Beckham Heaps Praise on Monarchy in Wake of Queen’s Funeral
Royal Family news reveals that former British footballer David Beckham heaped praise on the family following the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Read on and we’ll fill you in on the details.
Royal Family News: Our Queen is Home
Royal Family news reveals that as the UK’s longest-reigning monarch was laid to rest at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, England on Monday, September 19, the country, if not the world, mourned. On Monday evening, former British soccer player David Beckham took to Instagram and paid a touching tribute to the Queen and the rest of the monarchy.
“Our Queen is home.. Today we said a final farewell to Her Majesty The Queen,” Beckham wrote alongside a somber image of the Queen’s funeral procession, adding, “This week the world has mourned the loss of a unique, inspirational & caring leader. “People from all walks of life came together in their thousands to show gratitude for our beloved Queen.”
“Alongside the incredible ceremony and tradition, we have watched a loving family grieve for a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother with dignity and dedication. Her legacy of service and devotion to duty will endure…Long live the King.. 🇬🇧,” the 47-year-old current president and co-owner of Inter Miami CF and co-owner of Salford City concluded.
David Beckham, Truly Saddened, Wipes Tears Away
Page Six reports that Beckam noted earlier on social media how “devastated” he was following Queen Elizabeth II’s death on September 8 at the age of 96.
“I’m truly saddened by the death of Her Majesty, The Queen. What an outpouring of love and respect we saw for the Platinum Jubilee for her life of service,” he wrote on Instagram. “How devastated we all feel today shows what she has meant to people in this country and around the world.”
The legendary footballer waited in line for 12 hours to pay his respects to Her Majesty, who reigned over Britain for 70 years. He apparently tried to lift the spirits of his fellow mourners, as onlookers say Beckham brought donuts for the crowd.
As he approached the Queen’s casket Beckham was spotted wiping tears from his eyes before solemnly bowing his.
Royal Fans Praise David Beckham
Beckham received his own praise on social media for waiting in line with the average British mourner when he could have used his privilege as a celebrity to cut to the front.
“Without being all ‘Wah, it’s actually hard to be a celebrity,’ for David Beckham to come alone, and queue for ten hours, when everyone would recognize him, is pretty ballsy. GOLDENBALLSY,” one person tweeted.
“I love that he did this, and didn’t choose the sleb fast track,” another added. Be sure and follow this and other stores to their end and return here often for more Royal Family news and updates.