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Watch Here: James Corden Pranks David Beckham With Hideous Statue of Himself

Watch Here: James Corden Pranks David Beckham With Hideous Statue of Himself

Manchester United legend David Beckham was subjected to a merciless prank from friend and talk show host James Corden prior to the recent unveiling of the statue of him in full LA Galaxy kit at StubHub Center, paying homage to the ex-England captain as the club's greatest player.

Indeed showing off the completed fake, along with its cock-eyed stare and three teeth, the monstrosity boasted an enormous chin and a bum that would make a Kardashian jealous. That actor also referred to Beckham as "Dave" instead of "David".

The sketch was filmed just before a real statue in Beckham's honour was revealed outside the Dignity Health Sports Park in California, the home of Beckham's former USA football team.

"It's slightly different than what it was when I saw it in Chicago", said Beckham, struggling to be polite.

Chris Klein, one of Beckham's former LA Galaxy teammates and club president, was in on the prank as a video package of Beckham's Galaxy highlights showed some of his lowlights, too. It doesn't really look nothing like me. Look at my eyes. The only thing that's good is that hair an that's about it.

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"Look how long my arms are!" There is no way that can go in front of the stadium.

Getting more agitated, he demanded that the Galaxy cameras be shut off. If my kids were to see this, they would just cry.

Corden could be seen off-set cracking up at Beckham's priceless reaction, one that transformed into relief when a forklift appeared, "accidentally" tipping over the statue, breaking it.

But the tension soon faded away when James came running out to expose the whole prank to a very relieved David Beckham.