David Beckham back in Singapore

Retired footballer David Beckham was in Singapore on Thursday as part of insurance company AIA's Healthy Living tour.

The tour has seen Beckham visit Hong Kong as well as Korea and he will next head to Malaysia on Friday.

Appiointed as AIA's global ambassador earlier this year, Beckham gave a talk about healthy living and also fielded questions from the media.

The former Manchester UnitedReal Madrid, Paris Saint Germain and LA Galaxy footballer remains extremely popular here, and more than 500 fans where present at Clifford Square hoping to get a glimpse of their idol.

Beckham is known to be a fan of Singapore

Beckham also visited Singapore in 2014 and 2015, even naming the Republic as one of his favourite cities in an interview with British Airways High Life magazine.

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