Beckham spotted riding £55,000 bike

Football star David Beckham has been spotted cruising the streets of Los Angeles in a custom Confederate Hellcat bike.

The former England captain was seen riding the powerful £55,000 V-twin motorcycle near his home in the city.

A self-confessed bike enthusiast, Beckham previously owned a custom-painted Suzuki Hayabusa - once the fastest production bike in the world.

However, Beckham's club LA Galaxy may not be too impressed with his exploits, after a bike accident kept Tottenham Hotspurs' Carlo Cudicini out of action for most of last year.

The Spurs keeper suffered a fractured pelvis and broken wrists in a crash involving his BMW R1200GS.

Meanwhile, the The Daily Mail reports that Beckham is hoping his wife Victoria will share his enthusiasm, and has recommended motorbike lesson for her.

The footballer's Hollywood friend Tom Cruise owns a Confederate Hellcat, as does Brad Pitt.

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