Beckham gives in-laws $16mn Palm home

England football star David Beckham has given his $16 million mansion on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah to the parents of his pop singer wife Victoria, press reports said on Sunday.

British weekly tabloid News of the World reported on Sunday that Beckham has given the keys to the waterfront villa on the palm-shape artificial island to his in-laws Tony and Jackie Adams, parents of ‘Posh’ Spice Girls singer, Victoria.

“David realised he was not going to be able to spend any time in Dubai,” said a source close to 32-year old Beckham, who now plays for Los Angeles football team, LA Galaxy.

“He’s got his commitments in Los Angeles and it’s a long trip, especially when he still has to spend a lot of time in London – so he discussed it with Victoria and decided that the Dubai place would be a really special present for her parents.” Continue