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LONDON — Picture this: You're inside a photo booth at a local shopping mall, ready to take a series of goofy images with your friends in various awkward poses. And then suddenly David Beckham has his arm around you, smiling at the camera.
That was the scene for 60 fans are the Adidas UK photo booth, located at the Westfield Stratford City near the Olympic Village on Monday. Beckham popped in on fans and athletes during their photo sessions before engaging in a Twitter Q&A.
Here's what it looked like:
It was all too much for one boy, who was reduced to tears of disbelief, while a woman's flamboyant dance routine was stopped in its tracks.
Although many were speechless, some were able to ask him questions about his future at LA Galaxy and whether he likes pie and mash.
'It was a unique experience for me and the people who took part,' the star said afterwards. 'And there were some great reactions when we surprised them.[...]'
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Word is that Beckham will have a role in the Opening Ceremony on Friday, even though he was snubbed for the British men's soccer team. After that … well, there are a lot of shopping centers in the U.K., with a lot of photo booths.
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