North America 16 May 2012 Video: Barack Obama ribs David Beckham "It is a rare man who can be that tough on the field and also have his own line of underwear." Print HTML Footballer David Beckham was the butt of Barack Obama's jokes last night. The US president was welcoming the Los Angeles Galaxy, the football team that Beckham plays for, to the White House to celebrate their 2011 Major League Soccer cup victory. Obama joked that the former England was ageing better than him, and joked about Beckham's recent H&M underwear campaign. Here is the clip: › Opinionomics | 16 May 2012 Subscribe More Related articles Margaret Atwood on how an inspired polymath resurrected Native America’s epics The last British Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer will be released When should you start caring about the US presidential election?