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David Beckham statues up around NYC

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The statue of David- soccer star David Beckham that is- up in the Flatiron District in Manhattan is only one of several erected around New York City.

The 10-foot high statues are part of a promotional campaign by retailer H&M.

The British soccer sensation who now plays for the L.A. Galaxy appears in newly unveiled print and billboard advertisements in nothing more than his H&M branded underwear.

Beckham, who has worked as a model throughout his illustrious soccer career, is known for his ultra-toned physique.

At the statue on 23rd St. and 5th Ave. fans can pose for a photo on a red carpet with Beckham.

The silver-colored statues got mixed reviews from New Yorkers on Thursday.

Some say H&M has pushed modesty limits by 'dressing' Beckham in super- tight underwear.

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