The David Beckham effect
Beckham’s latest move to PSG has caused an increase in people travelling to Paris
Whether it’s playing football, getting inked-up or being a bloody nice guy, whatever David Beckham does we want to copy him. Since he’s announced moving to Parisian side Paris St Germain there has been a huge influx of people booking flights and accommodation to the capital city of France.
Lastminute.com has seen a 34% uplift in flight bookings to Paris this month as UK fans hope to catch a glimpse of Becks in the flesh, which could be as soon as this Sunday 17.
Mark Maddock, managing director at lastminute.com UK and Ireland, said: “David Beckham certainly strikes a chord in the hearts of the British public as fans snap up last minute flights to catch a glimpse of Goldenballs and his fancy footwork.”
It has been reported that Beckham is being paid £150,000-a-week, all of which he’s giving to a local children’s charity (see, we said he’s a bloody nice guy).
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