Written by Bob Muppet

Monday, 13 October 2003

Lager cans popped in the Beckham's council flat, following the F.A.'s announcement that the England squad were to be paid the National Minimum Wage.

‘You can't imagine the difference the extra money will make to me and the kids,' a dishevelled Victoria, sobbed.

‘We have always dreamed that one day we might aspire to the lavish lifestyles of the single mums and asylum seekers.'

'But we never thought it would be possible on David's meagre income.'

‘My David realises that you can't expect to be paid much for booting a football around and he is grateful for the generosity of his bosses.'

Victoria was unsure what to buy first.

‘Perhaps a trip to Matalan for a new frock'

‘Maybe cheap trainers for the kids.'

‘But who cares! ----- At £4.50 an hour, life is a beautiful game!

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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