“I’ll shred your status as a gay icon”: David Beckham handed World Cup ultimatum by comedian Joe Lycett

November 15, 2022

David Beckham has been issued an ultimatum by comedian Joe Lycett to withdraw his support for the World Cup in Qatar. 

Lycett, whose brand of comedy has incorporated activism in the past, such as legally changing his name to Hugo Boss and hosting a Pride event in his home town, released a video on his social channels over the weekend criticising Beckham’s involvement in the 2022 World Cup.