Whenever you get a bunch of guys hanging out together, a lot of homoerotic stuff starts happening. Especially when they’re part of a sports team and have to accept a new member into their pack. Case in point, David Beckham when he joined Manchester United.
Beckham explains in the documentary Class of 92 that he drew the short straw and had to jerk off to a picture of eighties Reds legend Clayton Blackmore while his teammates cheered him on. Hey, at least they were supportive.
‘One of mine was surprising! The Clayton Blackmore!’
Recalling his teen horror, he said: ‘Everyone had an initiation that you had to go through on the youth team, that was one of the most uncomfortable ones!’
‘The fact that I had to look at Clayton Blackmore’s calendar and do certain things, while looking at Clayton Blackmore…’
More than happy to shake Clayton’s grinning face from his psyche, Beckham said: ‘I mean it was embarrassing to talk about!’
Forced to recall the full scale of the horror on camera for the documentary, the 38-year-old said: ‘I was embarrassed when I was saying it on camera let alone talking about it more. But it’s something that we all had to go through. It was definitely something I wouldn’t like to go through again!’
For reference, here’s a picture of Clayton Blackmore.
As far as jerking off to pictures of dudes go, it could have been worse. It could have been a picture of this guy.