Sexiest Man Alive Isn't an Actor
Retired soccer star David Beckham takes the honor
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 18, 2015 5:49 AM CST
English former footballer David Beckham poses for photographers during a photocall in Madrid on June 3, 2015.   (AP Photo/Abraham Caro Marin)
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(Newser) – David Beckham has been named People's sexiest man alive, marking the first time an athlete has received the honor, per the Washington Post. Jimmy Kimmel broke the news Tuesday after first getting his audience to play 20 questions with the veiled father of four. "It's the best moment of my career," Beckham, 40, joked, per Entertainment Weekly. "I'd like to thank my hairdresser, my stylist, and Photoshop." He tells People that wife Victoria Beckham was pleased to hear the news, but his 16-year-old son Brooklyn "was like, 'Are you sure it's not me that's meant to be there today?'" Beckham's response: "Dad's still up and running."