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Soccer superstar David Beckham graces this weekend's issue of WSJ, the Wall Street Journal magazine—and it's the weekend glossy's first-ever issue dedicated to menswear. In the accompanying story, Beckham talks about his endorsements—"I'm totally involved in everything that goes out there in stores," Beckham tells WSJ. "I don't just sign witha company and give my name to do whatever they want. Everything that goes out there is something I would wear."—and the magazine analyzes how he's remained relevant (and so hot) over so many years.
His recipe for success?
But there's also a certain fearlessness. Sports icons tend to be timid about provocation, but Beckham has been unafraid about taking the occasional, playful risk—posing stripped down to his skivvies for Armani, rolling in the sheets with his wife for a fashion spread. It has helped him remain a step ahead, and when you think the Beckham persona is starting to fade, there he is, stealing the scene in a top hat and tails at the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.If only it were that easy, no? Getting half-naked for an underwear campaign, fooling around with your spouse in print, and wearing a top hat? Anyway, check out these hot photos of David Beckham wearing suiting and reclining on things, smoldering, as he does.
· David Beckham suits up [WSJ]