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David Beckham Makes Plea For Missing Girl

David Beckham Makes Plea For Missing Girl

Soccer star David Beckham has joined in on the crusade to find 3-year-old Madeleine McCann, who was snatched from her family’s hotel room apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal, on Thursday, May 3.

Becks pleaded: “Last Thursday evening a little girl called Maddy was taken from the family hotel room in the Algarve in southern Portugal.

“As I’m sure you understand, we need to do everything possible to help the police with their enquiries in finding her.

“If you have seen this little girl please could you go to your local authorities or police and give any information that you have, any genuine information that you have. Please, please help us thank you.”


David Beckham Pleads For Help To Find Little Maddy
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  • lovelyone

    OMG, that’s sad.

  • dede

    it’s all over the news in the uk, so tragic!

  • si

    I hope the find her it is over a week now, and i am beginning to think something bad might have happened.

  • Laura

    I’m portuguese and i’m sorry for everything is going one with Maddy.I hope portuguese and brithish police find her.

  • Louise

    God help the little girl.I will pray for her.

  • Jess

    MADDY

    A beautiful little girl. My prayers and thoughts are with you, Maddy. With your parents, little brother and sister and all of those who love you.

    It really saddened me that something like this has happened to such an innocent three year old. Maddy turns 4 this sunday, I hope whoever has her understands the pain they are causing and gives this little girl back to her family. I pray that she is found safe and sound very soon.

    Jess

  • Ginger girl

    This is terrible.as a british i can’t be more hurted.I can’t believe peole still do these things to children!It’s terrible.If the kidnappers are brithish as they said i want them killed!

  • [Fug Face [You]]

    what a good guy. shame on the sick brit that did it. shame on him/her!

    another reminder why i dislike the british. lol

  • jay

    if you go to the sun website http://www.thesun.co.uk you can download a poster to email.

    the more people that see this little girls picture the better. at some point, someone, somewhere will see this little girl and seeing here picture may just jog their memory.

    it is widely believed that maddy may possibly now be in spain – which is why beckham has made the appeal, but she could really be anywhere in europe. so please pass on her picture to everyone you know.

    thanx for posting this jared.

  • kelly

    8
    [Fug Face [You]] Says:

    May 11th, 2007 at 12:22 pm – flag comment
    what a good guy. shame on the sick brit that did it. shame on him/her!

    another reminder why i dislike the british. lol

    *********************

    no one knows for sure who has taken madeleine – she was abducted in a holiday resort part of portugal and so therefore it could be anyone – speculation and comments like yours dont help anyone and are quite frankly uncalled for at this time. if you want to go around making smart comments pick another thread – not one about the abduction of a little girl!

  • Mon

    It would of been nice to fully display her face in the picture..you know in case someone has seen her..geez.

  • kelly

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    Mon Says:

    May 11th, 2007 at 12:29 pm – flag comment
    It would of been nice to fully display her face in the picture..you know in case someone has seen her..geez.

    ***************

    he did in the actuall video this is just a screencap.

    jared the videos not working

  • [Fug Face [You]]

    kelly, you did it didnt you?!?!?

  • Louise

    “speculation and comments like yours dont help anyone and are quite frankly uncalled for at this time”

    kelly unhapilly it’s not specullation….it’s confirmed that Maggy was kidnapped by two british men and one british woman.

  • ~*louisa*~

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    Louise Says:

    May 11th, 2007 at 1:15 pm – flag comment
    “speculation and comments like yours dont help anyone and are quite frankly uncalled for at this time”

    kelly unhapilly it’s not specullation….it’s confirmed that Maggy was kidnapped by two british men and one british woman.

    __________________

    no that hasn’t been confirmed at all. a women and 2 men were seen on cctv with a girl who may or may not be maddy – which no one other than the police have seen, and they aren’t telling the media anything.

    so it has not been confirmed and at this point it is only speculation.

    and fug face – f*uck off! how can you make sarcastic jokes about a case like this! sick!

  • Kristina

    14
    Louise Says:

    May 11th, 2007 at 1:15 pm – flag comment
    “speculation and comments like yours dont help anyone and are quite frankly uncalled for at this time”

    kelly unhapilly it’s not specullation….it’s confirmed that Maggy was kidnapped by two british men and one british woman.

    ……………………….

    No it hasn’t. no sightings of maddy have been confirmed, there is speculation that a women and 2 men with a british car were seen with a girl like maddy but that doesn’t at this stage, mean its true – the portuguese police haven’t commented on any of the speculation and therfore we don’t know if any of it is true.

    so kellys right it is specualtion and shes also right in saying that spreading rumours like this doesn’t help anyone.

  • Vanessa

    Comments like that really are uncalled for. Even if the kidnappers are British, you’re really an idiot for making such a generalization about all British people. It doesn’t matter where the kidnappers are from, they’re still scum, and I really wish that they find them & they get what they deserve. My thoughts will be with this poor little girl & I will try to share this picture with as many people as I can. I really hope they find her fast. This is really tragic.

  • [Fug Face [You]]

    ~*louisa*~ I love you to baby.

  • fri

    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm david :)

  • Mariaaa

    Well done, David! I’m portuguese and we are all praying for Madeleine. Cristiano Ronaldo (and several other portuguese and british footballers) made an appeal too in the beginning of the week.

  • Andreia

    I’m also Portuguese and i’m praying for her!!! she’s such a lovely girl, she doesn’t deserve it….how can people still do these kind of things nowadays??? and it’s even worse cuz it’s to a little girl….they should be ashamed of doing this nasty thing!!!

  • Michelle

    Although I commend his efforts, I find it sad that the only kidnappings that ever get significant attention are those of adorable caucasian girls. This is completely reminiscent of the Jean Bena Ramsey (sp?) case, which although sad became ridiculous through the excessive media coverage. Why doesn’t the world care about the kidnappings of minorities or those of less adorable children. As a side note, I am caucasian myself so no trying to call me out on playing the ‘race card.’ I just think it strange that the media rarely chooses to focus its attention on a large percentage of the world population.

  • Lili

    Hi.
    Im portuguese too, so I’ve been in touch with this story from the beggining.
    My prayers are all with Maddie and of course I hope and believe she will be found safe, I hope the person who as done this burns in hell and dies a very slow way.
    BUT might I add that her parents should have not let their 3 babies (Maddie and her little twin brother and sister) ALONE in the hotel room and go for dinner with friends.
    Yes they came and check on the kids sometimes, but come on, how irresponsable is it to leave 3 little kids alone in a hotel room??? Especially when the hotel as nannies for when parents what some alone time.
    Well despite all this, I just hope she is found safe.

  • http://maddy.coldandbroken.org Linny

    Madeleine has been missing for 8 days

    Please pass this link! http://maddy.coldandbroken.org

  • Mia

    I hope they find the girl but Jared i WOULD LIKE TO POINT OUT THAT CRISTIANO RONALDO MADE A PLEA FOR THE GIRL FIRST SINCE PORTUGAL IS HIS NATIVE COUNTRY

  • Lili

    Mia: Oh yeah, ur tottally right, he did. After all its more important to point that out then to find the litle girl. you are so right, cristiano is so much better for giving his plea first, oh yeah.

    COME ON, give me a break, who cares who does it first, all we care is that it is done, after all we are talking about the life of a little girl

  • shaz

    Manchester United player Cristiano Ronaldo, and Chelsea stars Paulo Ferreira and John Terry, have appealed for information on the whereabouts of missing British toddler Maddie McCann. Pictures courtesy of MUTV and Chelsea TV.

    here is the youtube link of the video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1yaLa1kEeE

  • SJ

    Yes because Beckham and his fag fellow footballer are going to really help this child.

  • vicky

    David Beckham is the most famous athlete in the world ! For this reason it would be much more useful for this little girl ! anyways like Lili says who cares who does it first all we care is that it is done..

  • shaz

    Footballers like Beckham, C Ronaldo and Terry are idols for many people in Europe especially in places like England, Spain and Portugal where football (soccer) is huge. So big name players lending their support may help bring more publicity to the case in places which havent heard the news yet (although i doubt there is a place that hasnt heard)

    Another thing which i thought of just this second was that in getting famous people to plea for her save return may make the abductors feel really guilty because it has turned into such a high profile case where as other child abduction cases across the world dont get this much publicity…..anyway that was just a brief thought.

    I still remember when David Beckham and the Manchester Utd team made a plea for the safe return of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman a few years ago because the two girl were wearing matching Manchester Utd shirts with “Beckham” on the back. Although that case had a tragic ending the appeals from the footballers insured that this story got alot of media Attention in the UK and around the world. Its the same with Maddys abduction.

    Plus Maddy is a football fan, she is seen wearing and Everton shirt in one of her last family pictures and the Everton captain Phil Neville and Everton FC have also made an appeal for her.

  • Christina

    David is such a great man. This is not the first time he has called a family in need and asked to help. They asked him to do this and he agreed to whatever they wanted, he just wants to help. He did the same thing in 2002 when two 10 year old missing girls wearing his shirt. He is also the face of the new anti-malaria campaign, the new motorola red (with bono’s charity) campaign..and Beckham has has his own charity with his wife, proving just what a wonderful, caring man he is!

  • Terri

    I heard that she was kidnapped in association with some kind of sex trade. i do hope that is not true for obvious reasons . . .

  • Susan

    How horrible. I can only begin to imagine what this family is going through right now. I pray that little miss maddy finds her way home safe and sound to her family. Bless you Madeleine McCann. America cares.

  • ljc

    This is a tragic story and I pray that this little girl is found alive and well. But at the same time, how wonderful that people like David Beckham and other well known footballers have come forward and are willing to use their high profile to some good. Good acts like this make me see David Beckham and his extravagent lifestyle in a whole new light. Well done. I hope that the monster who took her will see these pleas and return Maddy to her family.

  • lizzie

    This is a horrible crime regardless. It’s great that Beckahm lent his fame to the cause of recovering her alive and intact. I wish all the lost children of the world had champions like that…

    As an aside, I do have to mention that his acting ambitions may be hampered by his odd little voice and crappy diction. I’d never heard him speak before and was dissapointed….again again while still giving him props for the effort.

  • ljc

    lizzie, he’s a footballer not an actor.

  • Sophie

    I think she is alive. I hope she is alive. Today is her fourth birthday how sad *sigh* :(

  • irin

    HEY !! please help oko .. well im from SINGAPORE so ii don’t really think ii can help sorrie

  • black

    Ts…..sad, yeah for the little girl…..her parents though are making me sick.

    Leaving a 3-year-old ALONE in the room!!

    I would put them into jail. Damn idiots.

    But I really hope that they find the girl.

  • Christina

    David’s appeal has generated a lot of news coverage which is really good.. from Spain, to Portugal, to America. its being played. Good for David, he always tries to help.

  • ROMEO JAMES

    Becks is carring :( all we can do is pray 4 the little girl ,,, I hope they find her

  • lilmerrysunshine

    Wow I heard about thgis I hope they find her safe. Everyone should pay attention to this and realize your child is never safe alone even if locked in a hotel room. Now her parents have to live with the fact they did leave her by herself and someone took her which adds to the terrible tragedy.

  • Ina

    That´s very sad…I´m from Portugal and the police (and even some voluntary people) is triyng everything to find her….but that´s so hard…there are almost no clues….I just hope they find her well and safe…

  • Sweetstuff

    Black, she wasnt left in the room alone, she was left with her 2 year old twin siblings which is even worse seeing that the resort has a babysitting service that they didnt use. Its a sad state of affairs, and at least they still have the twins. Lets pray that they find this little girl soon.

  • Dora

    Porra! isto tá apinhado de tugas :D

  • Dami

    While I agree with what you have said Michelle: “I find it sad that the only kidnappings that ever get significant attention are those of adorable caucasian girls.” … I wish to expand upon that to say that it’s a shame that as much publicity given to this child and JonBenet Ramsey, and a (by comparison) few other children; should be given to ALL children, it’s not just a “race” issue. There are 100′s, 1000′s who knows how many children that go missing every day. But sadly these children do not receive the same publicity. I do feel for this child’s parent’s and family and I pray that she is found unharmed and returned. It’s not a matter of who made a plea from what soccer team first, or what country they are from. I’m a mother myself and can not fathom what those and any other parent feels when their child goes missing.

  • lilac

    i hope they will find the beautiful girl… my birthday is on the same day with david beckham.

  • Lisa

    Legally it has never been confirmed that Maddy was kidnaped! No one ever charge the parents for negligence why? they were drinking 14 bottles of wine while the children were left alone in the hotel room. Who will do that ? they were Doctors, smart and well educated. Couldn’t they afford a Nanny , but they could afford 14 bottles of wine in one night? Why would Maddy be kidnapped and no the others? wasn’t admitted by the mother that she was given her some kind tranquilizers because Maddy was very active ?>??????? Wherever she is, she deserves to be found, but, let’s not make a distorsioned story out of this!