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David Beckham gets Pot Noodle flavour

David Beckham has been honoured with his own Pot Noodle flavour
David Beckham has been honoured with his own Pot Noodle flavour

Crocked football star David Beckham is to be honoured during the World Cup finals - with a new Pot Noodle flavour.

Snack bosses claim he is a fan of the food and have created the Golden (Meat)Balls variety to lift his spirits after he missed out on the tournament with an injury.

Last year the firm devoted a new flavour to another noodle fan, Hollywood actress Kate Beckinsale, when they created their Steak and BeckinsALE range.

Beckham - who is nicknamed Goldenballs - is recuperating after he ruptured his Achilles tendon while playing for AC Milan in March.

Pot Noodle chiefs say they have sent a crate of snacks to the 34-year-old's home in Los Angeles as he recovers.

Flavour development manager Grahame Walker said: "On hearing that David is such a fan, we got straight to work on a flavour just for him.

"He might not be able to cause a stir at the World Cup this year, but we are hoping this new Golden (Meat)Balls flavour addition will raise a few cheers - not least from the man in LA himself."

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