Shaquille O’Neal Bizarrely Reveals He Once Found David Beckham’s WALLET in California

Shaquille O’Neal bizarrely says he once found David Beckham’s WALLET in California… before the NBA legend reveals he joked he wanted a MILLION dollars from the former star of Man United and England to make it

  • Shaquille O’Neal was speaking on The Late Late Show with James Corden
  • The NBA legend was joined on the show by David Beckham’s wife, Victoria
  • The former England star wasn’t fooled when O’Neal tried to call him out











Shaquille O’Neal has revealed a bizarre story in which he found David Beckham’s wallet while he was in California – before joking he wanted $1million to return it to him.

The 49-year-old – who has won the NBA four times in his 19-year career – was speaking on The Late Late Show With James Corden.

O’Neal – who retired from professional basketball more than a decade ago in 2011 – was joined on the show by Beckham’s wife Victoria and made the startling revelation.

Shaquille O’Neal has revealed a bizarre story in which he found David Beckham’s wallet

O'Neal then jokingly called David Beckham (right) and said he wanted $1million to return it

O’Neal then jokingly called David Beckham (right) and said he wanted $1million to return it

“I was walking around Beverly Hills one day and found a wallet. Usually when I find wallets, I take out all the cash and just throw it away,” he said.

“But it was a nice wallet, so I’m watching. And it was saying David Beckham, I was like, ‘That’s not possible!’ And I looked at the ID and it was David Beckham.

“So I didn’t want to just give it to reception, so I tracked it down. I was like, David. Well, no, first I played a joke on him.

The former basketball star then jokingly called Beckham and playfully demanded that he pay him a hefty $1million fee for the safe return of the wallet.

However, the former Manchester United, Real Madrid and England star – now part of MLS team Inter Miami’s ownership group – was not to be fooled and immediately recognized O’ voice. Neal.

O’Neal continued: ‘[I said] “I have your wallet. I have your wallet. It’ll cost you a million dollars to get it back.” But he knew it was me.

‘[Beckham said] “Shaq, stop playing. “I was like, ‘Dave, I found your wallet,’ and he came to get it.

Victoria Beckham (right) revealed she bought her husband a wallet with a chain on it

Victoria Beckham (right) revealed she bought her husband a wallet with a chain on it

Spice Girls star Victoria was then asked if she remembered the incident, with the 47-year-old revealing she bought Beckham a wallet with a chain to prevent him from losing it.

“Do you know that I do? And David loses his wallet all the time,” she said.

“I actually bought him a wallet on a chain to try to prevent that from happening.”

Asked if the chain made a difference, Victoria added: ‘Well I mean he lost the wallet with the chain on it.’

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