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Finding Beckham: Ten likely Paris haunts
Published: 07 Feb 2013 12:09 GMT+01:00
Updated: 07 Feb 2013 12:09 GMT+01:00
The French capital's newest resident David Beckham will no doubt be keen to avoid the paparazzi, but he won't want to spend all his free time cooped up in his luxury hotel suite. The Local has come up with a few places in Paris we think readers might be able to get a glimpse of PSG's new star.
His wife and children will be based in London – so where is footballing superstar David Beckham going to spend all that free time (and money), in between his training sessions for his new club Paris Saint-Germain? From a cockney bistro to a tattoo parlour The Local has put together a list of ten places celebrity spotters might be able to get a glimpse of Becks, or not in the case of the last one.
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