Although David Beckham has retired from football, he is a still a great popular star in the world. Just in the year he retired, he paid his third visit to China. He went to China’s famous university: Tongji University. There are rumors about a stampede accident happened upon his arrival and injured at least 5 students and also included a student that is studying in China.
What truly happened when David Beckham visit Tongji University in China? This article show you full stories.
Thousands of Beckham fans are crowded in the university before he arrived.
Before Beckham arrived, there were thousands of Beckham fans crowded in the university, and it takes about 1 minute for Beckham’s Bentley car to drive 10 meters forward.
The gate was forced to be closed down.
After Beckham’s car stopped by the gate of the football field, he tried to get off the car and step into the football court but there were so many people and the guards are forced to close the door.
The happening of the stampede
Then Beckham entered the football court and once the gate was open, hundreds of fans crowded in and lead a result of 5 or 6 people injured. A policeman was seeing lying on the ground with blood covering his face.
And then the activity was forced to stop. Beckham left the school.
David Beckham’s apologize
David Beckham then expressed his sorry on his Weibo. And he said that he felt sorry because some people get injured and he also couldn’t get out on the pitch to see the teams.
David Beckham’s visit to Tongji University has proved his popularity in China and it is rare for a football star to lead a stampede accident in a campus. After this accident it seems Beckham won’t attend activities in China’s universities once more, in case of more accidents.