David Beckham Catches Tennis Ball at Wimbledon
A roar of applause went up as the ex soccer player plucked the rogue ball from the air while watching a semifinal game at the annual Championships.
TV cameras at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships regularly stray away from the on-court action to focus instead the celebrities who seem to make up a sizeable percentage of the crowd.
But at the men’s doubles semifinals on Thursday, they didn’t have to.
When a rogue ball went flying into the stands, having taken a deflection off a judge's chair, it was plucked out of the air by none other than former LA Galaxy star David Beckham, who nonchalantly tossed it back into play to a roar of applause.
“If he’d have missed that one he’d have been in trouble,” offered the BBC commentator.
See the catch below...