Updated: Saturday, 19 July 2014 01:00 | By Bang

David Beckham's kids called him 'super old'

David Beckham's kids branded him ''super old'' when he told them he would receive the Legend Award at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards.


David Beckham's kids branded him ''super old'' when he told them he would receive the Legend Award at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards.

David Beckham's kids branded him ''super old'' when he told them he would receive the Legend Award at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards.

David Beckham's kids branded him ''super old'' when he told them about his Legend Award.

The 39-year-old retired soccer star - who has sons Brooklyn, 15, Romeo, 11, and Cruz, nine, and two-year-old daughter Harper with Victoria Beckham - was bestowed with the accolade at the first ever Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards last night (17.07.14) but he admits news of his prize was met with a funny reaction from his offspring.

Quizzed about their response, he said: ''Super amazing! One of them said [I was] super old, so that made me laugh today. But I like to think they think I am amazing.''

David - who was covered in golden slime as he accepted his award - also expressed how much his new accolade means to him, especially as it's voted for by children.

He explained to 'Access Hollywood': ''It means a lot because obviously I have come to the end of my career as a soccer player - a 22-year career - and at the end of your career it's nice to still receive awards, especially when it's from kids.

''When kids vote for you ... kids are very honest, I know that, I have four myself, so when you receive an award it means a lot.''

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