Seven people were hurt in a stampede Thursday as hundreds of fans rushed to see football superstar David Beckham at an event in China's commercial hub Shanghai, police and local media said.
People are trapped as hundreds rush forward to catch a glimpse of David Beckham at Tonji University in Shanghai, on June 20, 2013. At least seven people have been hurt in a stampede in Shanghai as hundreds of fans rushed forward to catch a glimpse of Beckham, according to police and local media.
Beckham, who was visiting Shanghai in his role as ambassador to the troubled Chinese Super League (CSL), expressed hope that the injured would recover quickly after the event had to be called off.
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