David Beckham's father TED has written a shocking expose about his son, without informing the soccer star or sending him a draft of the book.

The Real Madrid player and his wife VICTORIA had no idea the 54-year-old was writing DAVID BECKHAM: MY SON, which features 300 never-seen-before photos of the Beckhams and will reportedly earn the gas engineer enough money to retire.

But Ted insists his son will forgive him for sending the book to publishers without his permission, because it doesn't discuss David's sex life.

He says, "He'll be fine. There's no dirty stuff in it. I wouldn't do that.

"I talk about everything. The book is all about the early days right up to Madrid. It's good reading. I started reading it and couldn't put it down. It's a really good story. I'm really chuffed with it."

20/07/2005 02:46