Looks like there’s just no winning this time for David Beckham.
The English football star probably lost a bunch of Chinese fans after a post in which he referred to Hong Kong as China.
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Beckham posted a video of Hong Kong on Instagram and Facebook, saying he had a “great 48 hours in China” — something netizens quickly picked up on.
It’s a touchy subject for many in Hong Kong, which was handed back to China in 1997 after over a century of British rule. Plenty of Hong Kongers still see the island as largely independent from the mainland. Read more…
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