David Beckham reaches out to fellow sportsman Lamar Odom with heartfelt message.

Show of support: David Beckham made a very public show of support for former LA Lakers player Lamar Odom on Thursday

Their connection is very little publicised, but as a fellow sportsman David Beckham reached out to Lamar Odom on Thursday afternoon, as the former basketball player continued to battle for his life.
Caring father-of-four David, a former LA Galaxy football player, sent his well-wishings via Instagram writing, 'Stay strong brother,' beside a picture of the former LA Lakers basketball star. 
Lamar, 35, was hospitalised on Wednesday after he collapsed in Las Vegas following a four-day stint at a legal brothel and it's now thought that he has a 50:50 chance of survival.