In a surreal encounter that felt like a dream come true, Mizoram's pride and Commonwealth Games 2022 Gold medalist, Jeremy Lalrinnunga, had the privilege of meeting football legend David Beckham on November 16. The exclusive meeting took place at a function organized by Meta in Mumbai, where the two athletes crossed paths.
Jeremy, who is currently in Pune for training, spoke to India Today NE about the unforgettable experience, saying, "It was like a dream meeting David Beckham. He wished me good luck and offered best wishes for my future endeavors and matches."
The weightlifter recounted the moment when his dream turned into reality at the Meta function, expressing his awe at meeting the iconic footballer. "I felt as if my dream came true after meeting him. David Beckham even praised the bird tattoo I had, and coincidentally, we both had the same tattoo," Jeremy shared with excitement.
The meeting was not just about pleasantries; David Beckham took a moment to appreciate the unique tattoo shared by the two athletes creating an unexpected bond beyond their respective sports.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga revealed that he attended the Meta function in Mumbai on November 16 where he had the chance to interact with David Beckham. The football icon was in India as part of his engagements and left Mumbai in the early hours of November 17. Before departing, Beckham made a special visit to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan at his residence, Mannat.
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