There are a few universal truths in this world that cannot be denied. The earth is round, the sky is blue, and David Beckham is as close to human perfection as males come. I mean, that smile! Those abs! That charming accent! The way he dotes on his kids!
But wait. Before you say something absolutely ludicrous like “Eh, he’s not really my type,” I’m going to assure you that you are quite definitely wrong. So very wrong. So terribly wrong I would really honestly suggest you get your head checked.
Because David Beckham is everyone’s type.
Don’t believe me? Well, I’ve come armed with photographic evidence of the pure, carnal effect Mr. Beckham has on women — even the most adorable (and most powerful) woman on earth, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
On Thursday, June 23, Mr. “Bend It Like Beckham” himself was at Buckingham Palace for an event honoring young people in the U.K. who have done great work in fields like HIV and sexual health education, micro-finance, and the recycling of hi-tech waste. Yup, The Queen’s Young Leaders program is a big deal — with amazing men and women from all over the Commonwealth coming to the palace to receive awards and grants for their good deeds.
But on this very special night, as proud as I’m sure she was for these incredible young people, Queen Elizabeth had eyes for one man and one man only.
And he most certainly does not answer to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen’s loyal husband of 69 years.
Here’s the moment Her Majesty will likely frame and put on her bedside table like she’s a ’90s tween and he’s her very own Zach Morris:
Look at that face! Look how tickled pink she is! (Pun intended.) Grinning ear to ear, I tell you!
And lest you think I am just making this all up in my head, I’d like to turn your attention to this saucy lady: