FOOTBALL icon David Beckham will show off his legendary soccer skills as he presents the new Disney + Save Our Squad series.
The show will be a return to the East London football field where Beckham playing as a child when he coached a group of local players.
Back in his roots, Beckham will mentor a youth team that is struggling to survive in the tournament.
He will act as a mentor to the group that is growing in the same circumstances as he is, taking the players, their coaches and their community on a transformative journey of life.
Speaking highly of former England captain Sean Doyle, Disney commissioner Sean Doyle said: “This is a great opportunity to show the importance and impact of grass football in communities in the UK. Brother.
“The movie will be fun, dramatic, uplifting and full of heart and courage – everything David had during his own playing days.”
Becks, 45, added: “I have been fortunate to have a long and successful competitive career and now have the opportunity to serve these communities as an unbelievable mentor.
“Developing and nurturing young talent is so important in the game and it’s great to partner with Disney + on this project.”
Beckham has previously talked about being approached by Disney + as “the ideal mentor”.
“He will be seen as someone who helps inspire and motivate these young people on their personal journey,” said the live stream.
“It was a huge coup for Disney to get David on board. For him, it’s about sharing his passion for the game and helping these young people as much as possible. “
Despite being postponed due to the pandemic, the commitment to making the film from both Disney + and Beckham is clear.
Beckham has many other projects in the works including A Whole New Ball Game, charting contemporary history of the Premier League, The Shoe of the World War, a small documentary about the untold story behind the merchants. sports brands Adidas and Puma, and the upcoming David Beckham biography.
However, developing and nurturing young talent seems to be the most important to him.
Production is expected to get underway this summer.