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David Beckham visits Japan with son Brooklyn; feasts on Japanese sushi and wagyu beef

By Oona McGee, SoraNews24

Last year, David Beckham’s son Brooklyn showed his love for Japan, and its food culture, by ordering thousands of pieces of traditional candy from a local artisan sweet maker. While that didn’t quite go according to plan, the 19-year-old is now living his food dream on his trip to Japan, visiting some of the country’s best restaurants and dining on some epic meals with his father which are making Brooklyn’s 11.2 million followers drool on Instagram.

Brooklyn posted photos on his Instagram account on May 23, kicking off his visit to the country at Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo’s posh Ginza district, saying “Wow.. my dad promised me he would bring me here, and today he surprised me with the most amazing dinner ever. Thank you very much Jiro son [sic]

Brooklyn’s father, who attended the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at England’s Windsor Castle on May 19, looked chuffed to be fulfilling his promise to his son, as the two dined in what looked to be a closed-to-the-public affair. Like former U.S. president Barack Obama, David Beckham has dined on sushi made by the legendary Jiro on previous visits to Japan, so it must’ve been a treat for the retired footballer to share the experience with his son.

One sushi experience wasn’t enough for the father-son duo, however, as they stopped by the 2-Michelin starred Umi, located at Gaiemmae in Aoyama, for another high-end sushi experience.

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The chefs here were happy to give their famous guests a show, which Brooklyn shared with his followers. Nakamura, 32, who served Brooklyn and his dad, has been making a name for himself in the local and international community as a skilled – and entertaining – sushi chef in recent years.

Dad David described his experience at Sukiyabashi Jiro and Umi as “Two meals I will never forget with my big boy.”

The warm hospitality of the staff at the restaurants the two visited seemed to be one of the highlights for Brooklyn, as he continued to post entertaining shots of his travels on Instagram.

The Beckhams also went to Daiwa Sushi, a Tsukiji fish market stalwart that’s so popular people line up for hours before dawn to get in. Usually people are thrilled to be able to eat here, but this time it was the staff who couldn’t contain their excitement.

“David Beckham in Daiwa Sushi!”

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After visiting three of Japan’s most famous sushi restaurants, David and his son switched things up by enjoying some sea urchin and juicy wagyu beef at Wagyu Mafia the Butcher’s Kitchen in another posh area of town, Nishi-Azabu.

And while the two stars got some epic meals in, they also managed to see the sights around town and fill up some culture, visiting renowned Japanese artist Takashi Murakami at Kaikai Kiki Gallery in Minato Ward’s Motoazabu district.

Murakami was clearly impressed with someone here, saying “He was just beautiful beautiful beautiful!”

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Now that Brooklyn has dined out on some of the best meals the country has to offer with his dad, his famous siblings, 15-year-old Romeo, 13-year-old Cruz and 6-year-old Harper might be the next Beckhams accompanying dad on his next Japan visit.

Source: Net Lab

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© SoraNews24

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The guy is nice, lots of tattoos but he gets a pass. Great to see a person of fame being normal. Wish I ran around on a field more, good luck David. You are the man.

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Sushi and wagyu are so terribly overrated.

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Slow news day?

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So its more about the man makes the tattoo than the tattoo makes the man or maybe many many yen makes the tattoo blind. Did he try an onsen?

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Jiro really is not worth it!

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Zichi makes no sence but your comment that's funny. Beckham is just a person. A heavily tattooed one. I'd like myself to have enough money to make my body a lampshade but sadly no.

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Why tha flip should we care about this?

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Michael you cared enough to comment. A flip.

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The other day was the Sanja Matsuri festival in Asakusa with two million visitors many in bear tattoo skins, including women. The Yakuza turn out in full non dress sort of thing.

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Feasts on....who the hell cares. I ate a pizza very depressed not a news story. My grandchild also sad people should know I ate a pizza.

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Why tha flip should we care about this?

No one is telling you that you should. No one asked you to read this, you chose to read it. There is a really easy solution to not reading things you don't want to read - don't read the things you don't want to read.

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If you have been around a long time in Japan and a foodie at heart, you soon learn that places like Jiro are so ridiculously overrated it makes you sick at heart.

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Wow does he look like Posh. When the World Cup was held here, all my then girlfriend could talk about was Becks, so he is a god here and his visit is newsworthy by Japanese standards.

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@ strange - there's a difference between wanting to read something or not, and being convinced to care about what had been read. Did I say I didn't want to read the story no. Of course I wanted to read it, that's why I did. Now tell me why I should care about what I read, which is what I asked in my first post. You just can't stop yourself from putting words in my mouth and commenting as if I had said them. Get a new hobby

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Readers, no bickering please.

I wonder how many lyrics by the young Bob Dylan Brooklyn Beckham would recognize or could quote. I bet its not very many.

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still think David looks better than his son

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David is one cool guy that has it all...a pretty nice human being by all accounts too.

Would love to see him go visit onsen and local gym so as to bring a bit of spotlight again on the ridiculous no tattoo ( regardless how small) rules at most places here.

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Can he bend it like his old man?

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His middle name is bridge.

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I've read once Japanese love Beckham more than the British do.

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I read some women licked the toilets in the rooms Beckham stayed at during World Cup 2002.

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This is a story about a man and his son eating enjoying japanese food.

It has nothing to do with tattoos.

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David Beckham is a marvelous ambassador not only for football but also for England.It’s great to see him and his son enjoying Japan!

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@zichi, thanks for the link, always find that festival funny as they show off there tats and beer bellies, not one of them is ever in shape.

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Nice they could do this together.

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Look, I'm sure he's a nice guy, albeit a bit dim-witted, but he and his family (especially Victoria Adams) are now just famous for being famous. This guy gets angry because he wasn't given a knighthood or something grand. You do charity work because it's the right thing to do, not to score brownie points. Not interested in this vain family.

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Was the sushi deep fried with tomato sauce?

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I read some women licked the toilets in the rooms Beckham stayed at during World Cup 2002.

I’d stay out of the cordoned off hentai section of Don Quixote if I were you.

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Can he get into a sento with the tats. At least he didn't bring the grumpy unattractive wife with the bad bunions along!

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“showed his love for Japan, and its food culture, by ordering thousands of pieces of traditional candy from a local artisan sweet maker. While that didn’t quite go according to plan”

What does this mean? In what way did it not go according to plan?

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That final paragraph is so devoid of import, it’s almost genius!

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Educator60 May 26 02:24 pm JST

“showed his love for Japan, and its food culture, by ordering thousands of pieces of traditional candy from a local artisan sweet maker. While that didn’t quite go according to plan”

What does this mean? In what way did it not go according to plan?

There's a hint in the page that's linked in the words themselves...

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