Soccer's biggest celeb, and one of our fav heartthrobs, David Beckham has landed his sexy self on the cover of the July 2012 issue of Elle magazine. Making Elle history as the first ever solo male cover, David shows off his rock hard body as he exits a pool soaking wet, wearing only a pair of Dior Homme jeans.

David Beckham

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Elle editor in Chief Lorraine Candy spoke of the cover, saying, "He is an icon and Elle is known for featuring icons on its cover. This is a first for us on the newsstand and I believe he is loved by men and women alike." Adding, "Anyway, who doesn't want to see a picture of one of the world's most handsome men on the front cover of a magazine? It will be a collector's issue."

David Beckham

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David dished on his fame and fortune ("I never thought about the money, the fame. It never interested me, and it doesn't interest me now. None of that has ever excited me..."), fatherhood ("It's great. I love to bite her legs, or shoulders. It's how a baby should be. She's so beautiful.") and his wife Victoria Beckham ("She comes home and shows me what she's been doing all day and what exciting dresses and bags she's got coming through. And then I say something boring like 'I got kicked today.").

The July issue of Elle hits newsstands everywhere May 30!

Will you be grabbing a copy?

Photos courtesy of Elle