David Beckham visit sparks stampede by Chinese fans

David Beckham walks to meet his fans before a stampede caused by fans storming a security cordon in a university in Shanghai Thursday June 20, 2013. Fans eager to see the soccer superstar stormed a police cordon in a stampede that injured seven people including five security personnel. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

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 A stampede occurred when former England soccer captain David Beckham visited Tonji University in Shanghai. Beckham cancelled his event at the university after the accident happened upon his arrival, injuring at least five people on Thursday, June 20th, local media reported. (REUTERS)

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