Beckham Golf up for charity auction

Beckham Golf up for charity auction

One of David Beckham's more run-of-the-mill motors is being auctioned off for charity.

The former Manchester United and England footballer's car collection includes Cadillacs, Jeeps, Porsches, Bentleys and Jags.

But the model set to go under the hammer next month is a more humble D-reg Volkswagen Golf.

In the current market, it is thought the car would fetch anything from £400 to £4,000, depending on its condition.

But the showbiz link means this otherwise unremarkable turquoise-coloured car could go for more than this.

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) will be the beneficiary of the auction as Beckham's motor joins a host of other celebrity-themed prizes in the "Give to GOSH" festive campaign.

Beckham, 40, bought the Golf from a showroom in Manchester 21 years ago when he was a promising teenage player with United.

This is not the only motor with a Beckham connection being auctioned off. A separate sale on December 5 will see bids taken on a 2007 Range Rover Sport valued at £25,000 he once owned.

The year Beckham bought the Golf was a milestone in terms of his footballing career.

It saw his full debut for United and his first game in the European Champions League - a 4-0 victory over Turkish side Galatasaray in which he scored. Beckham ended up with 115 England caps, some of them as captain.

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