David Beckham has added his voice to the campaign against Scottish independence, urging voters not to ditch a bond which is "the envy of the entire world".
The former England football captain says he's proud to have represented the UK as part of the team that secured the 2012 Olympics for London and was "thrilled to watch us competing together against the world" at the Games.
"The achievement that gave me the most pride was to captain and play for my country," he said in an open letter, released by the Let's Stay Together campaign group as it announced it had secured the backing of more than 100,000 people for its appeal to keep the UK together.
"I saw that same pride and passion in every Scottish player and fan whenever we played each other. It was a common bond that I have always related to and admired," wrote Beckham.
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It was not for him to tell Scots what to do, he said, but noted that the decision would have a "huge effect on each and every one of us in the UK".
"We want to let you know how very much we value our relationship and friendship."