David Beckham named People's Sexiest Man Alive; world reacts on social media

British athlete and heartthrob David Beckham is People's Sexiest Man Alive for 2015, the magazine announced late Tuesday.

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The 40-year-old called the award a "huge honor" but added, "I never felt that I'm an attractive, sexy person."

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