David Beckham pranked by James Corden with fake LA Galaxy statue

David Beckham at la galaxy ceremony

Beckham believed he was getting a sneak peak at a statue dedicated to him by former club LA Galaxy, and was being filmed by the club's video team for the occasion, but instead saw a deliberately bad statue of him not knowing it was made by Corden.

Thankfully for him, the disastrous statue was actually part of an elaborate prank by friend James Corden on The Late Late Show.

Soccer superstar David Beckham couldn't believe his eyes.

In an extremely intricate plan to fool Beckham, LA Galaxy president Chris Klein played along with the joke and comedian Maz Jobrani imitated real sculptor Omri Amrany.

"Look at how long my arms are", Beckham says of the fake statue that didn't capture his likeness.

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As did Beckham's immediate, panicked reaction to the statue, which was frankly just as good. It doesn't really look nothing like me.

"I really don't see how this can go out.There's no way that can out in front of the stadium. I honestly look like Stretch Armstrong!"

Corden said the prank, which took place before the genuine statue was unveiled to the public earlier this month, took three months to prepare. It doesn't look anything like me though, look at my eyes! "The only thing that is good is my hair". My parents are coming over from London, my wife.

Just as Beckham appeared ready to walk off in disgust, a forklift driver came on the scene to move the statue, "accidentally" tipping it over and smashing it.

It's not until Corden comes running out to inquire into the crash that Beckham finally realizes he's been had, breaking into a defeated smile and hugging the bestie who bested him.

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