British heartthrob and soccer icon David Beckham is PEOPLE magazine's Sexiest Man Alive for 2015.
Beckham, 40, says that despite the fact that he likes to wear nice clothes and suits, and that he strives to look and feel good, he doesn't see himself as an attractive, sexy person. I don't ever think of myself that way."
Nevertheless, "It's a huge honor," says Beckham of scoring the magazine's 30th anniversary Sexiest Man crown. "And I'm very pleased to accept."
For more on the Sexiest Man Alive, pick up the new issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.