David was being honoured with the charity’s Humanitarian at Tuesday’s 6th Star Studded Biennial UNICEF Ball.
The longtime Goodwill Ambassador received the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership Award at the Beverly Hills event for his work with children worldwide as well as the work he does through his charity, Seven.
Elton John and David Furnish presented Beckham with the award.
The 40-year-old found himself among stars like Nicole Kidman, Selena Gomez and the event’s headline performer, Mariah Carey.
Beckham posted a photo on his Instagram account, writing that he is “extremely honoured” to receive the award.
In his acceptance speech Beckham said: “I am humbled tonight, We live in a world in which children still die of preventable diseases. Children are still being abused. I have four children of my own. I will not stop supporting this charity that does so much for so many children around the world.”
“I can’t wait to continue doing all I can for Unicef and my 7 Fund, 7.org, to help children across the world,” Beckham captioned a photo of himself along with a group of children.
Meanwhile, his wife, Victoria Beckham, also sent support from their London home.
“We are so proud of @davidbeckham receiving the @UNICEFUSA humanitarian leadership award at the #UNICEFball X You are an Inspiration to so many people with the Incredible work you do we love u so much Victoria,Brooklyn,Romeo,Cruz and Harper x,” the fashion designer captioned an Instagram photo of a tuxedo-clad David.