Queen Elizabeth death: David Beckham pays tribute to UK monarch | Football

David Beckham met Her Majesty the Queen several times (Picture: Getty)

David Beckham has paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II with an emotional message to the UK’s longest-serving monarch.

Beckham said: ‘I’m truly saddened by the death of Her Majesty, The Queen.

‘What an outpouring of love and respect we saw for the Platinum Jubilee for her life of service.

‘How devastated we all feel today shows what she has meant to people in this country and around the world.

‘How much she inspired us with her leadership. How she comforted us when times were tough.

‘Until her last days she served her country with dignity and grace. This year she would have known how loved she was. My thoughts and prayers are with our Royal Family…’

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Queen Elizabeth II dead: Key details

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died after 70 years on the throne, with her death announced by Buckingham Palace on September 8, 2022.

She died at the age of 96 surrounded by her family at her home in Balmoral, including her son and heir to the throne Charles, the Prince of Wales, and her grandsons, the Duke Of Cambridge, Prince William and the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry.

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