David Beckham emotional at Queen’s coffin after waiting in 12-hour line

David Beckham was one of many many mourners ready within the lengthy line to see Queen Elizabeth’s coffin mendacity in state in London on Friday.

The famed soccer participant, 47, was seen getting on the road to Westminster Corridor to view the coffin, telling BBC he waited simply over 12 hours.

As soon as he received inside, Beckham was very emotional and seen wiping away tears.

Royal mourners caught sight of David Beckham on the queue into Westminster Corridor in London on Friday.

“All of us wish to be right here collectively and expertise and rejoice the superb lifetime of our queen. I believe that one thing like this at the moment right here collectively is supposed to be shared,” Beckham advised reporters exterior the Corridor.

Beckham mentioned he has been sharing meals with the mourners round him whereas on the road. He additionally famous how he has been within the queue for about 12 hours and even joked about his knees and again hurting whereas he’s ready.

Lots of the mourners have spent as much as 14 hours standing in line to pay their respects to the late monarch.

Nevertheless, his shock look prompted a delay within the queue — with many followers crowding round him to get a photograph with him.

Beckham was seen carrying a navy blue hat and a protracted black coat exterior the corridor and joined the road early this morning.

Viewers additionally seen the footballer’s presence on social media, tweeting glimpses of his look.

“David Beckham, queuing to see the queen mendacity in state (and presumably nonetheless hoping for a glimpse at a knighthood),” one wrote alongside a far-off snap of Beckham.

One other added: “The queue is now full of individuals making an attempt to {photograph} David Beckham and forgetting to really transfer onwards.”

“A lot pleasure as David Beckham got here by he has been queuing for greater than 12 hours with everybody,” noted a fan.

Stated one user: “David within the queue with the remainder of us to pay his respects… honest play fella.”

The queen died on Sept. 8 on the age of 96, after 70 years of serving the British individuals.

Most people has been in a position to view the coffin on Wednesday. It is going to stay open for twenty-four hours every day earlier than closing at 6:30 a.m. on Sept. 19 — the day of the queen’s state funeral.

David Beckham
The soccer star prompted fairly a commotion on the road to see the coffin when followers caught wind of his presence.

Hundreds of unhappy residents have been standing to say goodbye — with the federal government anticipating a minimum of 750,000 individuals this week.

Mourners are required to acquire a wristband to affix the road, with water fountains and transportable bathrooms positioned alongside the route for aid.

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