David Beckham to create a program for Disney + | Folks
David Beckham has signed a seven-figure deal for a brand new Disney + present.
The retired soccer star, 45, will work with a bunch of younger gamers from a London aspect and act as a mentor for younger folks as they attempt to change their lives by way of sport.
The casting for this system befell earlier this week in Hackney Marshes, east London, simply two miles from the place the previous England captain grew up.
A supply informed The Solar newspaper: “David was approached by Disney + to do the present and he was very impressed with the concept as a result of it actually displays his personal experiences rising up. As well as, he’s nonetheless as dedicated to the younger skills of the sport.
“He’ll act as a mentor determine to a bunch of younger folks rising up in metropolis facilities whose lives are modified by soccer.
“Rising up in London just isn’t simple, particularly in these tough occasions. This present reveals the significance of soccer in giving younger folks a goal and a way of neighborhood.
“Disney thought David was the right mentor for the group. He got here from nothing to develop into probably the greatest footballers and most well-known folks on the planet.
“We are going to see it serving to to encourage and encourage these younger folks on their very own particular person journeys.