Former English football icon David Beckham, at the age of 47, revealed to fans that he has health problems, ie pollen allergy, which is widespread in millions of people.
Hundreds of millions around the world have the same syndrome, a problem with an allergic reaction to pollen, especially when it comes in contact with the mouth, nose or eyes.
Beckham was not known to have this problem until he himself confirmed it on social media.
“I have a pollen fever today, my eyes are full of tears,” Beckham said on Instagram.
Pollen allergy affects one in five people and is one of the most common problems in humans.