David Beckham Launches Bodywear Line With H&M


His wife is a successful fashion designer in her own right, and now David Beckham wants a piece of the action.

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The 36-year-old soccer player has teamed up with H&M to produce the David Beckham Bodywear line, which will be sold in 1,800 stores in more than 40 countries.

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"Over the past year, I've been developing my Bodywear range with my team and I'm extremely positive about what we have designed and produced," Beckham tells Us Weekly in a statement. "The final piece in the jigsaw was a retail partner who has the vision and capability to distribute these products globally. In H&M we have found the perfect partner to collaborate with going forward, and I'm excited and looking forward to showcasing the range to H&M customers."

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The collection is expected to launch in February 2012. "This partnership with H&M is an important step in the evolution of David's journey from sporting hero to entrepreneur and icon," American Idol's Simon Fuller (and Beckham's longtime business partner) adds. "H&M's enthusiasm and support for this venture, combined with their scale and reach, will continue to enhance the power of David's image around the world."

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