Football: David Beckham conducts clinic for Singapore athletes at Marina Bay Sands

SINGAPORE - Football superstar David Beckham was in town on Saturday for a clinic at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) with Singapore athletes from SportCares Singapore, Special Olympics and the Asean Para Games.

The former England national team captain, 39, came on invitation through MBS' "Sands for Singapore" corporate social responsibility programme, which has also brought in the likes of former golf world No.1 Tiger Woods.

Beckham's visit is one of many events leading up to Sands for Singapore Festival, slated for Aug 1-3 across the integrated resort to raise funds for local charities.

He will provide the final signed auction item to inaugurate the "Celebrities Give Back to Singapore" auction component of the festival.

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