David Beckham is odds-on for knighthood according to bookies Ladbrokes who make him just a 1/3 chance to get knighted in his lifetime.
Following on from his lifetime achievement award at the prestigious Sports Personality of The Year bash in Birmingham he is a 14/1 chance to be knighted in 2012.
Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “We will be crying tears bigger tears than Beckham did in Birmingham when he gets knighted. It’s starting to look like a certainty and the only question now is when. ”
Ladbrokes latest betting
David Beckham to be knighted in his lifetime
Yes – 1/3
No – 2/1
David Beckham to be knighted in 2012
Yes – 14/1