Iza Calzado Tells The Story Of How She Met David Beckham In LA

It all started in the food section of a supermarket...
by Jacinda A. Lopez
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One fine day in sunny L.A., Iza Calzado was doing some grocery shopping at the Erewhon Market when she spotted some cutie standing by the food section who she thought looked like a certain football superstar: David Beckham.

She smiled at him, he smiled back. (I swear, this sounds like a perfect rom-com meet cute!)

She then spotted his very recognizable tattoos–damn. It was him.

The Kapamilya actress recounted the charming story of how her chance meeting with the celebrity athlete made her fangirl REAL HARD. Giiiiirl, kami rin FOR SURE.

Iza writes on IG:

“Posted this story on my private Facebook account earlier and thought It would be nice to share it with you guys..

I just met and had a lovely chat with David Beckham at Erewhon!!!!! I saw a good looking guy by the food section and thought "looks like Beckham" so I smiled at him and he smiled back.

Saw him again, exchanged smiles but I wasn't sure but the tattoos should have been a dead giveaway. I then proceed to line up to pay. He then puts his basket after me. I said "Sorry but I have to ask, are you David Beckham" and he said "yes, I am." And I was like "oh gosh, I just had to make sure." Then I added "I'm from the Philippines so I'm not really from around here so I had to double check. I'm Iza."

Then we shook hands. He told me he was in the PH 9 months ago and I asked if it was for a football thing and he said Unicef sent him there. So I said "oh for Haiyan.. Thank you for doing that." Then I was called up to the cashier and he said "It was lovely to meet you." He was the nicest and even said bye to me as I was leaving and said "It was very nice to meet you." OMG I'm dying!!!!!!

Thank you, David Beckham, for being a lovely human being! I know you are known for your good looks and football skill but for me, your greatest strength is your kindness. I am now a FAN!!!!

P.S. To those asking about taking a selfie.. No, I didn't ask for a photo. I would rather he remember our conversation and that I made him feel more like a human being rather than a piece of public property.

Pero juskoooo, grabe pagpigil ko at sabay tili pagsakay sa uber!!!


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