Well, it turns out his beard is not a superstition or an attempt to look like a yetti, but it is meant to resemble a super hero!
Despite speculation from LA Galaxy fans, David Beckham is not growing some serious facial hair so he can make it to the playoffs - he's going as Wolverine for Halloween!
“Halloween is coming up and I was thinking of Wolverine from X-Men. It’s not some play-off ritual," says the soccer hottie. "I’m just lazy and can’t be bothered to shave. And everybody keeps telling me to cut it and I’m stubborn."
We wonder if Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz will also be fellow mutants!
And for Posh, no costume necessary!
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