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Beckham gives cheer in Philippines typhoon zone

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Football superstar David Beckham visited the Philippines on Thursday to give comfort to survivors of the Asian country's deadliest-ever typhoon -- although not everyone was sure who he was. 

England football superstar David Beckham meets survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, central Philippines on February 13, 2014

Hundreds of survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan rushed out of their tent shelters in the central city of Tacloban to welcome the global celebrity, who is nevertheless unfamiliar to many citizens of the Philippines, where basketball rather than soccer is king.

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