David Beckham Wasn’t Queen Elizabeth’s Favourite Player because of His Hygiene
The monarch was attentive to details.
Queen Elizabeth II couldn't forgive David Beckham his miss. Exceptional football skills weren't enough to please Her Majesty.
Although the Beckham family kept friendly ties with royals, David didn't become Queen's favorite sportsman. In an interview with "Sacked in The Morning" podcast, Sven-Göran Eriksson shared how he got to know Elizabeth II closer. The Swedish footballer was shocked to hear that Beckham wasn't her first pick on the team: