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Underwear-clad David Beckham statues appear in New York City
A statue of English soccer player David Beckham is photographed by tourists in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. Beckham, sporting designer underwear, is making appearances around New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco, in the form of 10-foot-tall metallic statues, that is. AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes.
NEW YORK (AP).- David Beckham, sporting designer underwear, is making appearances around New York City — in the form of 10-foot-tall metallic statues, that is.

The massive sculptures have gone up as part of a promotion for the soccer player's new underwear line for H&M.

The Daily News says three of the larger-than-life statues have been placed inside H&M's midtown-Manhattan store. There's also one in Central Park and another at the South Street Seaport.

There are also two statues in Los Angeles and one in San Francisco.

They'll remain on display until Aug. 31.


Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.





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