But footballer David Beckham insists he'll always be an Englishman

David Beckham wants to become a US citizen. 

The footballer, wife Victoria Beckham and their 3 sons have been living in Beverly Hills since 2007.

And David, 35, loves it so much he’s considering applying for US citizenship. 

‘I hope so, one day,’ he says. ‘It would be nice. 

‘Our boys go to school here. They’re happy here. As long as they continue to be happy here, my wife’s happy here, then we plan on staying.’

But David insists he’ll never forget his roots. 

‘I’m English born and bred and that’s the way I’ll always be,’ he tells the Los Angeles Times. ‘I’m an Englishman, you know.’

David and Victoria, 36, are parents to Brooklyn, 11, Romeo, 8, and Cruz, 5. 

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