Becks named Favourite Sports Idol at Teen Choice Awards

August 4th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI  

David Beckham

London, Aug 4 (ANI): British soccer ace David Beckham has been named America’’s Favourite Sports Idol by the nation’’s kids.

Beckham - who plays for Californian team LA Galax - was presented with the prestigious honour at the 2008 Teen Choice Awards, which took place in Los Angeles on Aug 3, reports the Sun.

The 33-year-old footballer has beaten national heroes including basketball ace Kobe Bryant and golfer Tiger Woods to bag the honour.

Beckham even triumphed over Super Bowl sensation Eli Manning, who led the New York Giants to victory this year in the pinnacle of the US sporting calendar.

The accolade comes hand in hand with the former England captain achieving a first as a US style icon. (ANI)

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