David Beckham denies reports he wants US citizenship

Thursday November 4, 2010

David Beckham has denied reports that he wants to be a US citizen.

The footballer, who has lived in Beverly Hills since 2007, has had to play down a report which appeared in the Los Angeles Times saying he would like to take US citizenship.

"You may have seen some recent quotes attributed to me. Just to be clear - I'm happy living in America but have no intention of becoming a US citizen. I'm English and proud to be. That will never change," he said.

Becks was reported to have said in the interview that "it would be nice" to get citizenship in the States.

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