Former England and Manchester United footballer David Beckham attended The Stone Roses‘ hometown gig last night (Wednesday, June 15) where he went backstage to meet the band and had a song dedicated to him.
Stone Roses played the first of their four shows at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium. They will play three additional gigs on Friday (June 17), Saturday (June 18) and Sunday (June 19).
Famous fan Beckham attended the gig with his son Brooklyn, 17. Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown is known to be a fan of Manchester United, Beckham’s former team.
Before playing ‘This Is The One’, Brown announced to the crowd, “This one is dedicated to Mr Beckham”. The former footballer’s reaction was filmed and later posted to his Instagram account.
Beckham wrote in the caption: “Wow I have no words…. Unbelievable night on Manchester with the boys”. Watch below.
Beckham also posted a picture with his son at the show, with the caption: “Wow what a night that I could spend with just another Roses fan that happens to be my boy”.
Brooklyn, meanwhile, posted a photo of himself with his father and the members of the band. See beneath.
David Beckham had previously posted a photo of himself wearing a Stone Roses t-shirt in anticipation of their recent comeback single ‘All For One’.
The Stone Roses played the following songs at last night’s gig:
‘I Wanna Be Adored’
‘(Song for My) Sugar Spun Sister’
‘Bye Bye Badman’
‘Where Angels Play’
‘Shoot You Down’
‘Elizabeth My Dear’
‘All for One’
‘Made of Stone’
‘She Bangs the Drums’
‘Breaking into Heaven’
‘This Is the One’
‘I Am the Resurrection’