Totti hails 'icon' Beckham

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AC Milan fans are not the only people anxious to see David Beckham play in Serie A.

Roma captain Francesco Totti has also expressed his admiration for the England midfielder.

Totti, who is recovering from injury said: "I am really curious about David's arrival to Italy.

"He is an icon. I am delighted he has chosen to play in our league, even if it will be for a short spell.

"Beckham is a lad I like a lot just as I like his wife.

"They are two beautiful people to see.

"Many will envy them."

Beckham joined the Rossoneri on a two-month loan deal from Los Angeles Galaxy and is set to make his debut in Italy's top flight on Sunday at Roma.