David Beckham"s beach essentials include armed bodyguard

David Beckham"s beach essentials include armed bodyguard

Surf toys and a hired gun: Beckham”s beach essentials include armed bodyguard

11:52 PM on 28th August 2011

Playing it safe: David Beckham gets a helping hand from his armed minder during a family day out at Malibu Beach

Playing it safe: David Beckham gets a helping hand from his armed minder during a family day out at Malibu Beach

Multi-talented: David Beckham was seen indulging in his latest passion of photography on the beach in Malibu yesterday

Multi-talented: David Beckham was seen indulging in his latest passion of photography on the beach in Malibu

Surfs up: The footballer with his three sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz

Surfs up: The footballer takes to the water with his three sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz

Obliging the fans: As he made his way back to his beach house David was stopped by a young female fan who asked him to sign her pink football

Obliging the fans: As he made his way back to his beach house David was stopped by a young female fan who asked him to sign her pink football