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Why Beckham sent a box of undies to Obama

Agencies   July 24, 2012
First Published: 13:06 IST(21/7/2012) | Last Updated: 19:17 IST(24/7/2012)

David Beckham sent a box of around 50 pairs of boxers to Barack Obama after learning that the President and his wife Michelle are big fans of his underwear range.



The 37-year-old footie ace, who models the pants he designed himself, found out the Obamas were fans after meeting them in Washington earlier this year.

“David promised to send a box of his undies to the President, and Michelle has insisted that her husband wears them!” the Sun quoted a source close to the White House as saying.

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Becks, whose briefs are part of a range made by H and M, is also a big hit with Obama’s daughters  Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11.

The girls are big fans of the dad of four and have signed posters of him on their walls.

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(With inputs from ANI)



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