Despite being retired for almost a decade, David Beckham remains one of the biggest names in football, famed for his looks and talented right foot.

Just when we thought the 46-year-old couldn’t be any more perfect, the legendary footballer recently surprised fans with a new talent.

In a recent video, Beckham showcased his culinary skills by whipping up sweet and sour Mandarin fish while wishing fans a prosperous Lunar New Year.

The dish not only won praises from Beckham’s fans, but also from esteemed chef Gordon Ramsay.

David Beckham cooks sweet & sour Mandarin fish for CNY

Kicking off the Lunar New Year, Beckham posted a 37-second video on his social media pages including Facebook and Instagram.

The 46-year-old father of 4 was proud of the dish he cooked in Gordon Ramsay’s kitchen — and we can see why.

David Beckham’s video was off to a strong start, as he wishes fans a happy new year in Mandarin.

Accompanied by dramatic cinematography and traditional Chinese music, the video subsequently shows Beckbham delicately placing the fish in a smooth batter before placing it on a frying pan.