BECKHAM SENDS ‘LOVE’ TO CHINA STAMPEDE INJURED

SHANGHAI: Football superstar David Beckham on Friday sent his love to people hurt in a stampede at a Shanghai event, as fans praised him despite the incident. Seven people were injured in a stampede at a Shanghai university on Thursday after hundreds of spectators rushed to see the former England captain, who is visiting China as ambassador to the nation’s football league. “I’ve heard a few people got injured . . . which I want to send my love to,” Beckham said in comments broadcast by state television on Friday. “I hope you get well soon – speedy recovery — and I hope to see you soon,” he said.

AFP

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