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2013-12-04 11:52
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London - David Beckham and his wife Victoria Beckham attended the world premiere of the documentary The Class of 92, in London's Leicester Square on Sunday.

The former Manchester United and England footballer and his sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz got all dressed up for the star-studded event. 

The Class of 92 is a cinematic documentary detailing the rise to prominence and global sporting superstardom of six supremely talented young Manchester United footballers (David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Phil and Gary Neville). 

The film covers the period between 1992 and 1999, culminating in Manchester United's European Cup triumph. 

The retired soccer player has had an illustrious career on an off the pitch since starring in the United youth team in 1992, but he still finds it "embarrassing" to talk about an initiation ceremony he had to do during his early career in which he had to perform a sex act while looking at a picture of United legend Clayton Blackmore. 

He added to Metro newspaper: "Everyone had an initiation that you had to go through on the youth team, that was one of the most uncomfortable ones!

''The fact that I had to look at Clayton Blackmore's calendar and do certain things, while looking at Clayton Blackmore... It was embarrassing to talk about!"

David was so disgusted by his and other "degrading" initiation ceremonies that went on at the club he managed to put a stop to them when he was a senior player, and he is still "very proud" of ending the humiliating acts.

He told The Sun newspaper: "There were a lot of initiations which went on through our youth team and reserve team era. We kind of put a stop to it, which we are very proud of.

"They were embarrassing, it was degrading. But it was part of growing up at that point."

(Image: AFP)


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