Judging by the outpouring of enthusiasm over Twitter, Facebook and ELLEuk.com comments, youre more than a little excited for the footballer and British hero to grace our special Olympic cover.
Although youll have to wait until June to view the actual cover, were live-tweeting tonights cover shoot through our @ELLEuk account. Refresh this page from 10:00pm GMT to see our on-site editors behind-the-scenes snaps.
There are worse places to shoot a cover #BeckhamElle
Balmain proving that a man's simple white t can be as covetable as PRADA bags #BeckhamElle
Booted if not suited #beckhamelle
We are ON. A shoot that starts ahead of schedule? #
Makeup artist Sarah and stylist Simon working hard at #beckhamelle shoot
Tasty at #beckhamelle shoot
Setting the scene #
Viewing the # shots on the monitor
Lunch at #beckhamelle. Rocket with capers lemon and Parmesan and filet mignon
And quinoa with veg. Lunch at #beckhamelle is olympic
Hair stylist Alain - the man responsible for #beckhamelle new hair. And mighty fine to look at too
THIS close to David beckham's tattoos #
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