David Beckham is People's Sexiest Man Alive 2015

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And People Magazine's Sexist Man Alive for 2015 is ... David Beckham!

The hunky former soccer star scored the coveted title of the magazine's sexiest this year and the big news was announced Tuesday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

"It's a huge honor," Beckham, 40, told PEOPLE of scoring the 30th anniversary Sexiest Man crown. "And I'm very pleased to accept."

Beckham is certainly in good company with the honor. The 2014 title went to Chris Hemsworth and previous titles have gone to the likes of Bradley Cooper, Matt Damon, Ryan Reynolds, Channing Tatum, Adam Levine, Hugh Jackman, and two-time winners Brad Pitt and George Clooney.

While Beckham is easily one of Hollywood's biggest sex symbols -- and has been since the day he stepped onto the field with his man-bun, he revealed he doesn't necessarily feel he's deserving of the nod.


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"I never feel that I'm an attractive, sexy person," he said in People's cover story."I mean I like to wear nice clothes and nice suits and look and feel good, but I don't ever think of myself that way."

That being said, the British heartthrob jokes that there's one person he hopes looks at him that way -- his wife, Victoria Beckham.

"I would hope that she feels this way about me all the time anyway!" Becks said. "But she said, 'Congratulations!'"

Since hanging up his soccer cleats in 2013, Beckham has been a full-time dad to the couple's four kids and has also recently become more involved in his work with UNICEF. Let's face it -- those two facts alone turn up his sexy factor.

And PEOPLE's #SexiestManAlive for 2015 is... @DAVIDBECKHAM! 😍 | 📷: @marchomstudio

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Over the past year, the former footballer has been spotted teaching his daughter, Harper, how to score goals and has hit several big events with his sons Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 12, and Cruz, 10. And despite the fact that he's dad of the year to them, Beckham said his kiddos didn't quite agree with his new status when he and his fashion mogul wife broke the news to them.

"We kind of laughed about it with the boys and the boys kind of laughed at me and said, 'Really?! Sexiest man alive? Really?'"

Shortly after Brooklyn, who has clearly inherited his dad's good looks and has been showcasing his own sculpted physique as of late, asked if People got the right Beckham.

Sorry, Brooklyn -- this time they did. Congratulations to David Beckham!

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Amazing day in Buenos Aires playing with the kids from the community .. 🇦🇷 #loveofthegame @unicef
No place like home. Great to be back where it all started. Can't wait to play in @UNICEF #matchforchildren on November 14th
Congratulations to Her Majesty on what is truly an incredible achievement. She embodies all of what is great about our country and we are fortunate to have her. Long may it continue.
Something tells me I love this not so little man so much ...... Growing up fast into a perfect gentleman and hiking buddy.... I love you big boy ❤️
Brothers in arms 💙💙💙 my gorgeous boys
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Wimbledon day with my little man.... 🎾
16 years ago today was our special day... 16 years on we have our beautiful children... Thank you for giving me our amazing little ones .... Happy anniversary ❤️
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Great to see these shy and retiring ladies. Never a dull moment.
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Today's amazing visit with @unicef to meet children affected by violence. Violence against any child is unacceptable. Children should never be in danger...great to see @unicef work & the smiles on these children's faces ...
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