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Thread: Brew It Like (David) Beckham: Star Surprises Paramedic

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    Brew It Like Beckham: Star Surprises Paramedic

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    (© Other 010216) David Beckham with paramedic after stopping to help in central London

    A paramedic and her elderly patient got a shock and a very pleasant surprise when David Beckham brought them hot drinks as they waited for an ambulance.

    Catherine Maynard, who works with London Ambulance Service's Cycle Response Unit, was helping a pensioner who had fallen near Endsleigh Street in central London.

    The senior paramedic said: "I was waiting with my patient … to transfer him to hospital, and although I was keeping him warm it was very cold outside.

    "All of a sudden, I looked up and saw someone who looked like David Beckham walking past us. He said hello and got in his car. I said to the man I was treating, 'I think that was David Beckham.’

    Ten minutes later, he came back with a cup of coffee for me and a tea for the patient.

    "We were both very amused, and flattered. It was awful cycling around in the cold today and I couldn't believe it when he came back with some hot drinks."

    Ms Maynard has not always been so well supported in the past.

    A year ago, she and a crewmate were assaulted by two separate patients within a couple of days.

    But after posing for a picture with one of the world’s most famous footballers, she said: “I was so chuffed."

    London Ambulance Service said Beckham had shown that he "respects the service's hard-working paramedics and even a gesture as small as buying a cup of coffee makes our crews feel appreciated."

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    This doesn't surprise me. My other half was working on a children's ward when Becks made an unpublicised visit and he said that he was really great with the kids - really getting involved, playing with them and making sure that he spent plenty of time with each one.
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    Like I could love him anymore.
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    It's nice when you get to hear stories about celebs who are actually decent people in their everyday life! Nice change from hearing about celeb entitlement!

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    It's a cute story. I'd kinda like to know how he managed to park (twice) in London but I guess he was being driven around.
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    Hate the tats (personal preference) but love-love-love the man.

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    I can't believe that buying a hot drink merits a whole thread.
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    Shame about his high pitched voice.

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