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David Beckham triggers stampede in Shanghai
David Beckham's appearance at Tongji University in Shanghai triggered a stampede that injureed seven people. The former England captain arrived at the university's campus to coach some young footballers. But thousands of fans and students, who had been waiting for hours in anticipation of catching a glimpse of their hero, invaded the university's football pitch the moment he arrived. Those who had been left outside the gate broke the security cordon in a stampede which resulted in seven people being taken to hospital. A kick-about with the university's footballers had to be cancelled because of safety fears, and David Beckham issued an apology on his recently opened Weibo account. "Sorry I couldn't get out on the pitch to see the teams. It was impossible to get through the massive crowds," he wrote, wishing the injured "a speedy recovery." Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/players/david-beckham/10132297/Stampede-as-David-Beckham-visits-Shanghai-university.html Get the latest headlines http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Subscribe to The Telegraph http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=telegraphtv Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/telegraph.co.uk Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/telegraph Follow us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/102891355072777008500/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Daily Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
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David Beckham triggers stampede in Shanghai
David Beckham's appearance at Tongji University in Shanghai triggered a stampede that injureed seven people. The former England captain arrived at the university's campus to coach some young footballers. But thousands of fans and students, who had been waiting for hours in anticipation of catching a glimpse of their hero, invaded the university's football pitch the moment he arrived. Those who had been left outside the gate broke the security cordon in a stampede which resulted in seven people being taken to hospital. A kick-about with the university's footballers had to be cancelled because of safety fears, and David Beckham issued an apology on his recently opened Weibo account. "Sorry I couldn't get out on the pitch to see the teams. It was impossible to get through the massive crowds," he wrote, wishing the injured "a speedy recovery." Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/players/david-beckham/10132297/Stampede-as-David-Beckham-visits-Shanghai-university.html Get the latest headlines http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Subscribe to The Telegraph http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=telegraphtv Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/telegraph.co.uk Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/telegraph Follow us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/102891355072777008500/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Daily Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
Date: 6/21/13
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