David Beckham expressed his regrets over his headline making cornrows which he obtained proper earlier than assembly Nelson Mandela.
The previous soccer legend instructed The Solar how he ended up with the coiffure after he requested a good friend of his spouse Victoria Beckham to assist together with his hair.
Beckham, partly well-known for his plethora of hairstyles whereas he made his identify on this planet of soccer starting from a mohawk, to ponytails, buzzcuts and bleached blonde hair, shared he didn’t know what “cornrows” have been earlier than getting them.
In a dialog with the outlet, Beckham revealed the coiffure he regretted probably the most was cornrows which he obtained whereas he was in France – proper earlier than assembly the previous president of South Africa again in 2003.
“We have been there with household and one among Victoria’s buddies who’s a hairdresser,” the father-of-four mentioned, in accordance with the publication.
“I requested if she might do one thing with my hair and he or she mentioned, ‘Would you like cornrows?’ and I mentioned, ‘Yeah. I don’t know what they’re. However yeah.’ It was painful having them accomplished however I preferred them,” he added.
“Individuals ask if I’ve any regrets about my hairstyles and whereas I don’t remorse any of them, I do kind of remorse the cornrows.
“I had them put in on the Saturday and on the Monday I flew to South Africa with the England staff for a match,” Beckham shared.
“I obtained to fulfill the greet Nelson Mandela. And the image that I’ve obtained of Nelson Mandela is me holding his hand with cornrows in my hair. That’s my solely remorse.”