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David Beck­ham was blasted last week for avoid­ing a speed­ing charge. The 43-year-old en­listed the help of Nick Free­man, dubbed ‘Mr Loop­hole’, af­ter he was caught driv­ing at 59mph in a 40mph zone in Lon­don.

The star – who is worth £350 mil­lion – ac­cepted that he’d been speed­ing, but it was de­cided that he wouldn’t face ac­tion be­cause his lawyer ar­gued that the ticket ar­rived one day af­ter the statu­tory 14-day limit.

Cam­paign­ers have since slammed the re­tired foot­baller, with di­rec­tor of cam­paigns at Brake, Joshua Har­ris, say­ing the out­come is ‘dis­ap­point­ing’.

‘It is hugely dis­ap­point­ing to see a role model like

David Beck­ham shirk­ing his re­spon­si­bil­ity and get­ting off a speed­ing pros­e­cu­tion on a mere tech­ni­cal­ity,’ he said.

And as if get­ting off scot-free wasn’t enough, David didn’t even turn up to court, in­stead post­ing an In­sta­gram selfie moan­ing about ‘Lon­don Traf­fic’.

Re­ally, David?

Nick Free­man David posted this selfie

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