Becks needs all the support he can get…

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  • … but luckily Posh, Cruise, Beckinsale and even Gary Barlow are on hand to help

    David Beckham didn’t exactly get a warm welcome in LA this weekend, when he returned to play for his home team, LA Galaxy, after a prolonged loan to AC Milan.

    In fact, from the jeers and boos, you’d be forgiven for thinking the crowd didn’t want Becks back at all.

    Thankfully, with an A-list array of friends and family in the VIP box, David still had plenty of fans on side. Along with wife Victoria and good friend Tom Cruise, other stars in the box included Gary Barlow, Kate Beckinsale and David Walliams.

    Kate Beckinsale, Tom Cruise and Victoria Beckham watch David Beckham play football with LA Galaxy

    Despite this, things almost turned nasty when Beckham made his way over to a section of the crowd, dubbed the LA Riot Squad section, and almost got into an altercation with an angry fan who left his seat and started running towards Beckham.

    Security intervened and sent Becks to his dressing room and the fan towards the exit sign.

    ‘It’s to be expected. Sometimes it goes beyond it,’ Beckham said of the booing afterwards. ‘I tried to shake one of the guy’s hands but he didn’t want any of it. That’s the way it is.’

    Kate Beckinsale, Tom Cruise and Victoria Beckham watch David Beckham play football with LA Galaxy

    Kate Beckinsale, Tom Cruise and Victoria Beckham watch David Beckham play football with LA Galaxy

    However, another spectator disputed Becks’ take on events, saying: ‘We were a little upset. He betrayed our team but don’t come calling out one of our fans, that doesn’t happen.

    ‘I don’t think he wants to be here, I think he should go.’

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