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David Beckham emotional at Queen’s coffin after waiting in 12-hour queue

David Beckham was one of the many mourners who waited in the long line to see Queen Elizabeth’s coffin in London on Friday.

The famous footballer, 47, was seen getting in line at Westminster Hall to view the coffin. say bbc He waited a little over 12 hours.

Once inside, Beckham was very emotional and was seen wiping away tears.

“We all want to be here together, witnessing and celebrating the amazing life of our Queen. I think something like that is meant to be shared here today,” Beckham told reporters outside the hall.

Beckham said he shared food with the mourners around him while he was on the line. He also noted that he had been in line for about 12 hours and even joked about his knee and back pain while waiting.

Many of the mourners have stood in line for up to 14 hours to pay their respects to the late monarch.

However, his surprise performance caused a delay in the queue – with many fans crowding around to take a picture with him.

Beckham was spotted outside the hall wearing a navy blue hat and long black coat and joined the line earlier this morning.

Viewers also noticed the footballer’s social media presence and tweeted glimpses of his appearance.

“David Beckham lining up to see the Queen lying in state (and possibly still hoping for a glimpse of a knighthood)”, one wrote alongside a distant snap of Beckham.

Another added: “The queue is now full of people trying to photograph David Beckham and forgetting to actually go ahead.”

“Big excitement when David Beckham walked by, he’s been in line with everyone for well over 12 hours.” written down a fan.

said one user: “David in line with the rest of us to pay his respects…fair play boy.”

The Queen died on September 8th at the age of 96 and after 70 years of service to the British people.

The general public was able to view the coffin on Wednesday and will remain open 24 hours each day before closing at 6:30am on September 19 – the day of the Queen’s state funeral.

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The soccer star caused a commotion on the line after seeing Her Majesty’s coffin when fans got wind of his presence.
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Thousands of saddened citizens stood ready to bid farewell to Her Majesty – with the government expecting at least 750,000 people this week.

Mourners must obtain a bracelet to join the line, with water fountains and port-a-potties placed along the route for relief.

https://nypost.com/2022/09/16/david-beckham-in-long-line-to-view-queen-elizabeths-coffin/ David Beckham emotional at Queen’s coffin after waiting in 12-hour queue

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