Man Utd legend Beckham sought autograph from Man City's Balotelli

Manchester United legend David Beckham sought out Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli for his autograph on Sunday.

Beckham's son Brooklyn, 12, collects replica kits and asked his dad to have a word with striker Mario, despite David being a legend with rivals United.

The Italian star, 21, duly obliged, handing over the shirt to Becks as his side lost 3-2 at home to United in the FA Cup on Sunday.

A source told The Sun: "Brooklyn has an impressive collection of kits from some of the world's top players. He's a big fan of Balotelli and really wanted a signed shirt.

"Despite City being United's rivals, Becks didn't mind as he's also a big admirer of Balotelli."

The ex-England captain, 36, watched the match with Brooklyn, younger son Romeo, nine, and dad Ted.

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