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Horror Star Buys Beckham's Custom Porsche

6/23/2011 2:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

David Beckham's badass 2008 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet convertible just sold for a cool $227,000 ... and the guy who bought the ride is a LEGEND in the Middle East.


TMZ has learned ... the guy who made the winning bid is actor/model Adam Sabbagh ... a former "Mr. Arab 2008" who just finished shooting the horror flick "Mansion of Blood" with Gary Busey.

Sabbagh's rep tells TMZ the actor "found love" when he first laid eyes on the car and is "loving the smooth ride around his new home in Beverly Hills."

Beckham famously put the car up for sale earlier this year ... after reportedly spending $100k to personalize it with cool things like his #23 emblazoned on the hood and on the seats ... as well as custom deck lid, rims and steering wheel.

It's unclear if Sabbagh bought the car directly from Beckham ... or if it changed hands before the actor snatched it off the market.


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hope he doesn't Ryan Dumn his porsche. Very Nice though.

1188 days ago

Dragon Tattoo    

He is very handsome judging from that pic.

1188 days ago


He could've bought a new one at half the price, fixed it up and still come out cheaper than this!

1188 days ago


Habas101 53 minutes ago
ummmmmm... is it just me or should he have gotten a cheaper car and upgraded his Cell hes got sitting on the center council... wow
What's wrong with his phone? It looks like a BB to me.
Nice looking man, nice looking car. Can't beat it. ;)

1188 days ago


It's not a big deal to Americans because we don't give a Sh..it about soccer! However, in the rest of the world, it's the most popular sport and David Beckham is the Michael Jordan of Football commanding a top Salary!

The top 10 highest-paid players:

1. David Beckham (Los Angeles Galaxy/AC Milan): $42.7 million
2. Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona): $37.7 million
3. Ronaldinho (AC Milan): $25.8 million
4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United): $24.1 million
5. Thierry Henry (FC Barcelona): $22.4 million
6. Kaká (AC Milan): $19.9 million
7. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Inter Milan): $19.9 million
8. Wayne Rooney (Manchester United): $17.8 million
9. Frank Lampard (Chelsea): $17.1 million
10. John Terry (Chelsea): $15.4 million

This is a year old, but the gist of it is, outside of the US people actually like soccer! I'm not one of them, but my brother-in-law is Swedish and grew up in Germany and he goes on and on about Fußball; that's football in german!

This purchase is showing-up on websites across the middle east and Europe! It's was obviously a PR stunt that seems to be paying-off!

1188 days ago


He paid way too much. Geez we've been looking at that boring 911 style for over 40 yrs. Damn Nazi car!

1188 days ago

get a life ho    

"23" must be this guys i.q. to pay $227,000 for a car maybe worth half that much at best .,.,,.,

1188 days ago


@ Damon: Exactly. He's trying to impress soccer fans in the Middle-East, not Americans.

@ just because: My bet is on him driving it all summer, then having it shipped to the Middle-East where he'll sell it for more money than what he paid.

1188 days ago


"Mr. Arab." That sounds so unbelievably LAME and stupid. Go back to where you belong with your used car.

1188 days ago

Mathieu Archambault    

Hey, I have only one message to folks who are saying that Ryan was running to its own death! Honestly, don’t you think that this guy was maybe having a personal life, a family and friends? Seriously, okay, he was driving fast, but I’m pretty sure that was not its idea to kill himself and his friend that night. We are all doing stupid things during our journey on Earth; okay, he did a lot through Jackass, but I am sure they were not that stupid! I think that Ryan deserves our respect and a little bit of sympathy! I am from Montreal, QC, Canada and I am proud to say that, here in Montreal, Ryan, was an idol for many young childs! I am 32…!!! R.I.P. Ryan!!!

1188 days ago


Whatta loser. Why would you want to buy another car with the previous owners numbers all over it. Just buy and regular one and make it your own.

1188 days ago


Why would anyone want a car like that with an automtic transmission?

1188 days ago

Fallopia Lopez    

@Mathieu - you're a moron. You can't seriously hope that children would grow up wanting to emulate a masochistic side show performer who dragged a friend along with him into a selfish, avoidable death. Credit where credit is due, but please.

1187 days ago

Vanilla Chinchilla    

What an ugly P.O.S.

1187 days ago


@Damon, check your sources well, David according to Forbes richest 2011 din't make that much this year, both Christiano and Wayne made more than the so called figures you claimed to have researched. Go back and do a much research about on this placers.
1.David made made $40
2.Christaino made $38 million
3.Messi made $ 30 million
4.Kaka made $ 25 million
5.Ronaldinho made $ 24 million
6.Thierry made $ 21 million
7.Wayne made $20 million
8.Lampard made $17 million
9.Zlatan made $17 million
10.Eto made $ 15 million.

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