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David Beckham Brings Olympic Torch to Opening Ceremony

David Beckham Brings Olympic Torch to Opening Ceremony

David Beckham drives a speedboat down the Thames river towards the Olympic Stadium as part of the Opening Ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympics on Friday (July 27) in London, England.

The 37-year-old soccer star shared the speedboat with Amber Charles, an English basketball player who carried the torch.

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Nicole Kidman was also at the Opening Ceremonies, along with Duchess Kate, Prince William, and a number of other dignitaries.

10+ pictures inside of David Beckham delivering the Olympic Flame to the Opening Ceremonies…

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Credit: Matthew Lloyd; Photos: Getty
Posted to: 2012 Summer Olympics London, David Beckham

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  • Tara

    What a man! He STOLE the show!!!! Was more Bond, than Bond haha!

  • marianna

    didn t like the london cermony for olympics it was very dissapointing!!

  • Iffy Miffy

    What a great ceremony, can’t wait to see the end. Art and story telling and not flashy gimmicks! Great job Brits!

  • asha

    Spoiler alert much? Those of us in the U.S. haven’t seen the opening ceremony yet.

  • please

    The most pathetic ceremony . It was a circus.

  • Anon

    Go Team USA! <3

  • Debbie

    I think it’s a bit of a Marmite opening ceremony; you’ll either love it or hate it and there’ll be no middle ground. I was a little embarrassed by its tweeness to start with but it grew on me. No spoilers here but there was one bit I thought’d be serious where I laughed so hard both cats shot out the room. I hope you enjoy even if Queenie looks so bored you just know she’d rather be at home with a pot of tea and a corgi on her lap.

  • Can’tStandIt!UGH!

    Sorry, but Beckham S-U-C-K-S! I LOVE the Olympics, but cannot stomach watching them in L-O-N-D-O-N, all because of Beckham and his VILE, VILE wife who will no doubt be hogging camera time like no tomorrow. Why can’t some psycho shoot up these blow-hard celebs instead of innocent Americans! UGH! Can’t stand it!!!!

  • lafamepoma

    what a wonderful, amazing, emotive, fantastic ceremony, thanks London, best city of the world

  • nguyen tran gia linh

    I Love Beckham
    Go Team USA! & Go Roger Federer ;)

  • flamboyans

    The Opening Ceremony is awful. China more spectacular than this.
    Only Beckham who stole the show. Yes, he is more bond than Bond.

  • K

    Him on the boat was the hottest moment of my life