He had good reason for looking somewhat green around the gills. The sportsman and Armani model had taken a long-haul flight from London, where he'd been out celebrating England's victory over Belarus.
After disembarking from his plane tired-looking Becks kept his face mostly hidden under a cap. And he was still sporting the beard which has been causing a stir amongst fans.
Whilst in London, the 34-year-old – who rarely goes out clubbing - hit the town with his football agent and best pal Dave Gardner, staying out till 3 am.
The duo started off the night at upmarket Sushi restaurant Nobu, before going on to exclusive club Bungalow 8.
Just hours later the dad-of-three was seen arriving at Heathrow to catch his flight back to the US to join wife Victoria and sons Cruz, Romeo and Brooklyn.
David is apparently desperate to play his fourth World Cup in South Africa next year. A return to AC Milan on loan – the club's president has said the move is "a done deal" – would keep his game up and help improve his chances of being selected by the squad.