David Beckham has been pictured sharing a fist-bump with an Italian cop after the police officer reportedly quizzed him about his children using jet skis.
The footballer, 46, looked relaxed as he chatted to officers on the moored vessel following his children Cruz, 16 and Harper, 10, enjoying some water sports in the sun.
David and the officers are thought to have spoken for around 45 minutes, with the police asking for selfies with the star during their conversation.
All good here: David Beckham has been pictured sharing a fist-bump with an Italian cop after the police officer reportedly quizzed him about his children using jet skis
Cruz, who was sporting pink hair for the day out, was jet-skiing before later being joined by Harper, when the police boat reportedly pulled up.
In Italy, you must be over 18 to drive a jet ski and hold a licence.
Pictures show David sunbathing on the yacht in a pair of bright red swimming shorts before being called over to speak to the officers.
A smaller police boat pulled up alongside the large yacht, with crew on David’s vessel also speaking to the Italians.
Water sports: The footballer’s children Cruz, 16 and Harper, 10, were seen enjoying a spin on a jet ski before being called back to the yacht
Checking in: The Guardia di Finanza pulled up alongside the Beckham family and chatted with the star
A witness told The Sun: ‘The kids are quite young. You are meant to be 18 to jet-ski in Italy, Cruz and Harper had just started jet-skiing, and five minutes later the police boat arrived.
‘David was sun-bathing and he immediately left the deck and went downstairs to deal with it.
‘Both Cruz and Harper were wearing life-jackets and staying very near the yacht so it is hard to see what the problem was.’
Relaxing: David had been sunbathing in a pair of bright red shorts
Daredevil: Cruz, who is currently sporting bright pink hair, looked like a pro on the water
Come in! David stood on the top deck and appeared to shout down to his son to come in
The source added that when the police arrived, David called the kids back to the yacht and they anchored the jet skis.
The publication goes on to report that the group chatted ‘amicably’ for just under an hour, with David at one point showing the officers documents.
A representative for David has been contacted by MailOnline for a comment.
David shares children Cruz, Harper, Romeo, 18, and Brooklyn, 22, with wife Victoria, 47.
Here he comes: David added a white T-shirt before speaking with the officer
Having words: A police boat pulled up alongside the large yacht, with crew on David’s vessel also speaking to the Italians
Having a look: Several people on the yacht had a peak at the officers as they approached
Just checking in: The Sun reported that the group chatted ‘amicably’ for just under an hour, with David at one point showing the officers documents
Explaining: It is understood that the officers asked for selfies and fist-bumped David before leaving the yacht
David’s holiday comes after the news that he is set to present the trophy to the winning team at this year’s Soccer Aid for UNICEF on the 4th September at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium in his senior role of Goodwill Ambassador of 16 years.
The star has also announced that the UNICEF partner the Children’s Investment Fund will match every donation at the event, so that everything is doubled for the charity, which could mean a total of £6.3 million.
Siblings: Cruz took the lead on the jet ski, with Harper carefully climbing on the back
Father and son: David spoke to Cruz, who was in the cool water, while standing by the ladder
Up you get: David abandoned his sun-soaked perch to find out what was happening and speak with the police
Safety first: Cruz donned a yellow life vest while in the water and with the jet ski
Kicking back: Several people were seen relaxing on the yacht with the Beckhams
Other celebrity names which will be involved in this year’s event include, Usain Bolt, Olly Murs, Liv Cooke, Sir Mo Farah, Tom Grennan, Fara Williams, Martin Compston, Ore Oduba and Kelly Smith.
David said of the match: ‘I’m delighted to be attending Soccer Aid for UNICEF in my role as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
‘What a year it has been for football and I can’t wait to watch England take on the Soccer Aid World XI in what is set to be an incredible match.’
He continued: ‘I have been a Goodwill Ambassador for over 16 years and have seen first-hand the incredible work that UNICEF does for children around the world.
Expertly done: The teenager was a natural on the jet ski
Family: David shares children Cruz, Harper, Romeo, 18, and Brooklyn, 22, with wife Victoria, 47
‘Soccer Aid for UNICEF has never been more important, with the Covid crisis making life for kids in the world’s poorest countries even harder. ‘
The football star concluded: ‘With the support of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, donations will go twice as far in supporting the health and nutrition of kids around the world.’
Taking to Instagram, David announced his participation by posting a video of a past soccer aid event, which shows some skills being shown off by footballer Roberto Carlos.
He captioned the video: ‘Still got it @oficialrc3… Looking forward to see my old team mates play at this year’s @SoccerAid for @Unicef_uk @waynerooney @paulscholesaaa @gneville2’
Donations: The footballer has announced that the UNICEF partner the Children’s Investment Fund will match every donation at the event, so the amount will be doubled