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Manchester United legend David Beckham recieves UNICEF Humanitarian Leadership Award

Beckham was awarded for his immense work in helping the needy children all around the world

News 13 Jan 2016, 18:19 IST
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Beckham has been a goodwill ambassador of UNICEF or the last 10 years

Former England football captain David Beckham was honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership Award at the sixth edition of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Ball on Tuesday.

Beckham, who has been a goodwill ambassador for the Unicef for the last 10 years, joined a host of celebrities at the annual event, including several Hollywood stars and musicians.

The 40-year-old former Manchester United and Real Madrid winger received the award for his work in helping children through his Seven Foundation.

Extremely honoured to receive the UNICEF USA's Humanitarian Leadership Award this evening at the #UNICEFBall. I can’t...

Posted by David Beckham on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

"I can't wait to continue doing all I can for Unicef and my 7 Fund, 7.org, to help children across the world," Beckham wrote on his official account on social networking platform Instagram before the event.

Legendary musician Elton John, an old friend of the former England star, presented the award to Beckham.

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