Sports

Beckham sneaks into Jakarta,
avoids fans at airport

(AP)

Activities at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten,eased momentarily with the arrival of English soccer player David Beckham on Monday morning.

However, Beckham, who wore a black shirt and was surrounded by six bodyguards, was only seen briefly and did not greet fans.

Beckham was also immediately taken to a minibus provided by the steering committee welcoming him after he arrived at Gate 2D, a deliberate move to avoid fans who were waiting to greet the world-class soccer player.

Beckham, together with Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane from LA Galaxy soccer team, is in Jakarta for a friendly match against the Indonesia Selection team at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Central Jakarta on Wednesday, tribunnews.com reported.

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