CULTURE David Beckham promotes healthy lifestyles in China

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David Beckham promotes healthy lifestyles in China

China Plus

06:02, September 24, 2018

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British football star David Beckham and Chinese children at the Great Wall on Sept. 22. [Photo: people.com.cn]

British football star David Beckham came to China as the global ambassador of the American International Assurance China Company (AIA) to share the importance of a healthy lifestyle with Chinese children on September 22.

A "Children's Press Meeting" was held at the Great Wall on Saturday morning. Beckham shared his thoughts on being a good listener and supportive parent. 26 children and journalists from across China asked various questions about healthy meals, growing up troubles, and how to create a dynamic family.

As a father of three, Beckham himself is eager to be a good role model for his children and also encourage children to keep a healthy attitude towards life. "I like children myself. Today, not only we played football together, which I enjoyed very much, but also we discussed various questions regarding health," Beckham told the children. "The healthy lifestyle is a very important topic in my life. As a parent, I have always tried my best to encourage my children to take care of their health and pay attention to the family life."

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British football star David Beckham plays the football with children on Sept. 22. [Photo: people.com.cn]

At the meeting held by the China Film Director Center, Beckham also attended a charity auction held by "Angel" and extended his encouragements to the young painter Lin Yuhui. Angel is a program that was launched by AIA China. By charity auction through the collected children's painting, the fund will in turn generate money to run the program and to help children.



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