David Beckham may have left Manchester United under something of a cloud in 2003 but his love for the club has, if anything, grown even stronger since then.
The retired former England captain, despite the fact he was born and raised in Leytonstone, always has been and always will be a die-hard United fan.
So you can imagine his reaction when he was asked to pose for a photo alongside Oasis star Noel Gallagher in front of a Manchester City flag on Thursday. (Scroll down this page to see the Instagram post).
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Beckham can be seen with his arms folded, stony-faced, looking directly at the camera as Noel points to the City flag.
“Amazing evening only disappointment from the night was the color and size of this flag,” Beckham wrote for the Instagram post’s caption. “Cheers Noel if only it had been RED 🔴 @themightyi”
Beckham is still loved by United fans
Beckham played at Old Trafford in a charity match for UNICEF last month and it was abundantly clear that the Manchester United faithful still adore their former number seven.
It’s also nice that Beckham and Sir Alex Ferguson have made their peace.
Back in 2003, a breakdown in the relationship between the two men was one of the main reasons why Beckham ended up signing for Real Madrid.
However, playing alongside the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo while winning the Spanish league title made the move to the Bernabeu more than worthwhile for the universally-popular Englishman.
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