The latest issue of LOVE magazine isn’t on streets until Tuesday, Jan. 8, but people are already buzzing about its cover, which features famed British footballer David Beckham sporting green eyeshadow. What do you think of the David Beckham eye makeup shot?
Many on social media are head over heels in love with the photograph, which features the always-stylish Beckham in a white suit — custom-made by Dior — on a red background.
Inside the issue he discusses his career in soccer. “That’s how my career started and that is where I felt most at ease, most confident and happiest,” Beckham tells the magazine about his time spent on the soccer field. “I turned into a totally different person. Once I was on the field I knew that was what I could do best.”
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“I was always that kid in the corner that didn’t really say much. I knew that once I was on the field, I was confident. It was all I ever wanted: to be a professional footballer.” A shy kid in the corner no more, @davidbeckham is our #LOVE20.5 cover star, wearing custom made @dior menswear by @mrkimjones. #LOVE20.5 will be on sale at @doverstreetmarketlondon and @condenastworldwidenews tomorrow. @dior Film by @callthis_number @steve__mackey @douglashartfilm
Creative Director @kegrand Fashion Editor @mrkimjones Grooming @sydhayeshair and @mirandajoyce @house99 Set Design @stefanbeckman Editor @robbiemailerhowat Audio interview @harriet.verney DOP @robjarvisdop Music @smaggheandcross @nathangregorywilkins @oldwalkingman Publisher @misscatherinerussell Head of fashion and beauty at @youtube @derekblasberg Thanks to @justinefoord
The mag also quotes Beckham as saying, “I was always that kid in the corner that didn’t really say much. I knew that once I was on the field, I was confident. It was all I ever wanted: to be a professional footballer.”
Since his retirement from the game, of course, David Beckham has been a highly paid brand ambassador, appearing in ads for brands including Samsung and Sprint. He’s also got his own underwear line with Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M and most recently unveiled the grooming line House 99 by David Beckham, a partnership with L’Oreal.
This soccer star has always been a tastemaker and trendsetter, and this David Beckham eye makeup photo is only the latest instance of him doing what he’s great at. ‘Memba when he basically spawned that entire “fauxhawk” craze? God, I sure do.
The latest issue of LOVE magazine, which is part of Condé Nast Britain and which is declared to be its first “moving image issue,” is on sale now.