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Fans Are Convinced That David Beckham's Reflection Is Paul Chuckle

Fans Are Convinced That David Beckham's Reflection Is Paul Chuckle

People on social media are losing their shit over David Beckham's latest Instagram post, as he appears to resemble another of Britain's national treasures.

The ex-England football captain shared a photo of himself waving the chequered flag at last weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix - but it's his reflection that has got people talking, with many pointing out he looks just like Paul Chuckle.

You know, one half of the iconic comedy duo Ant and Dec wish they were - the Chuckle Brothers.

The post came with the caption: "This was a great moment today raising the checkered flag in Bahrain. Such an honour to spend the day with friends and celebrating a great win for Lewis @lewishamilton ... Thank you to HRH Prince Salman as always for the impeccable hospitality and friendship."

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And it didn't take long for one of Becks' 55 million followers to point out Goldenballs' doppelganger.

One eagle-eyed follower even shared the picture to Twitter, writing: "Why is the mirror image of David Beckham in the window Paul Chuckle?"

The tweet has gained more than 27,000 likes and more than 200 comments, with many pointing out the uncanny similarity between Paul and Dave.

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One person said: "It might look like that to you, to me..."

Another jokingly asked: "Well have you ever seen them in the same room at the same time?!"

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A third person said: "Jesus, is he still clinging on to fame? I mean Beckham of course. Paul Chuckle is a legend."

"That is arguably best tweet ever," wrote another impressed follower.

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He's not wrong - it's pretty brilliant, you have to admit.

The retired footballer shared the spooky picture on his Instagram account. Credit: Instagram
The retired footballer shared the spooky picture on his Instagram account. Credit: Instagram

Last year, Paul's brother and comedic partner Barry sadly passed away at the age of 73.

The Chuckle Brothers worked together for more than 50 years after catching their big break on Opportunity Knocks in 1967. They starred in ChuckleVision together on the BBC from 1987 to 2009.

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Following news of his tragic death, 71-year-old Paul - whose real name is Paul Elliott - paid an emotional tribute to his older sibling.

He said: "I've not just lost my brother, I've lost my theatrical partner of many, many years and my very best friend."

Prior to Barry's death, the pair had been working together on their latest kids' TV show, Chuckle Time.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Viral, Instagram, World News, uk news, Celebrity, David Beckham, Interesting, UK Entertainment, Twitter, Weird

Dominic Smithers

Dominic graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in French and History. Like you, Dom has often questioned how much use a second language has been. Well, after stints working at the Manchester Evening News, the Accrington Observer and the Macclesfield Express, along with never setting foot in France, he realised the answer is surprisingly little. But I guess, c'est la vie. Contact us at [email protected]