I'm very honoured, obviously as a sportsman and a footballer to be here with so many great sportsmen and women.
It's a great night for everyone to celebrate the talents of the many great sportsmen and women that we have in this country.
Q: How does it feel to win the lifetime achievement award?
I'm very honoured because I'm still playing football and enjoying myself - to win a lifetime achievement award is a huge thing. As a young boy, to think I would win something like this was a dream.
Q: How happy are you to have your family with you to see you win this award?
My family being here makes it even more special - to have my children here and my wife here just makes it extra-special.
Q: Do you want your sons to follow in your footsteps by becoming footballers?
If they follow in my footsteps then great - they know how much I love football and they love football as well. If they do, they do; if they don't then I'll support them in whatever it is they do and go into.
Beckham was then rushed off into the VIP lounge, but the School Report team had the interview in the bag.
Cricket legend Freddie Flintoff, Man Utd star Ryan Giggs, Europe's Ryder Cup-winning captain Colin Montgomerie and champion jockey Tony McCoy all stopped for backstage interviews.
As did former Olympic 100m champion Linford Christie, Birmingham manager Alex McLeish, Leicester and former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson, golf's world number Lee Westwood, England's most-capped footballer in history Peter Shilton and diving superstar Tom Daley.
And then there were boxing legend Joe Calzaghe, darts world champion Phil Taylor and former Man Utd and Aston Villa striker Dwight Yorke. You can watch and listen to the interviews
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