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David Beckham swears by ‘cynical’ fans about standing in line to see the Queen amidst his hopes of winning an equestrian | Celebrity news | Showbiz and TV

David Beckham swears by 'cynical' fans about standing in line to see the Queen amidst his hopes of winning an equestrian |  Celebrity news |  Showbiz and TV

David Beckham was reportedly offered the opportunity to jump in the queue, but turned it down and remained in the regular queue. He was later seen wiping away tears when he saw the late King’s coffin in Westminster Hall.

Many fans praised him for not using his celebrity status to try to outdo anyone else, but others have since suggested he might have been there to increase his chances of being knighted to become Sir David Beckham.

The 47-year-old is said to be eager to honor the title after being awarded the OBE for Football Services in June 2003.

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At the time, he had just signed a deal with Real Madrid after leaving Manchester United.

Hopes for a knighthood were dashed after it was reported that a red flag was raised by HMRC over his alleged involvement in a tax evasion scheme.

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Paul Drechko added: “I honestly can’t understand the hatred for David Beckham just because he queued to see the Queen.

“He didn’t do it for a knighthood, he did it out of respect. #TheQueen #QueenElizabeth #queueforthequeue.”

Andy commented, “It’s really pathetic for these people to say David Beckham was only on the queue for a knighthood. One can only assume they’re jealous of him.”

Seeing the coffin was “very emotional,” David said, adding: “It’s very difficult to explain the silence and the feeling in the room.

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