In the world of football, there are legends, and then there’s David Beckham—a name that reverberates across continents and generations. Now, Netflix is all geared up to release BECKHAM, a four-part docuseries that promises an intimate and unfiltered exploration of the man behind the fame.
From his dazzling free kicks to his impeccable sense of style, Beckham’s influence extends far beyond the pitch, which makes this docuseries a sureshot winner right off the ball.
Academy Award-winning director Fisher Stevens and Emmy Award-winning producer John Battsek have joined forces to bring us the full Beckham experience, weaving together candid interviews, archival footage, and personal photographs to craft a narrative that reveals the depths of David Beckham’s life and career.
What is BECKHAM about?
While the name David Beckham is synonymous with fame and football, BECKHAM aims to demystify the persona behind the image.
The series promises to take us on a rollercoaster journey from his humble beginnings in east London to his meteoric rise as a global football star and cultural icon.
Netflix has provided an official synopsis that sets the stage for what promises to be a captivating docuseries: “BECKHAM, a four-part documentary series, tells the inside story of a global football star and cultural icon. David Beckham is one of the most known names on the planet, yet few people know who he really is. From his humble working-class beginnings in east London, his drive and determination to win, and the battle to find the balance between ambition, love, and family, David’s story is one of immense ups and downs. The series takes you on that rollercoaster and builds a surprising, personal, and definitive story of one of the most recognisable and scrutinised athletes of all time.”
BECKHAM invites viewers to take a peak at the man behind the legendary number seven jersey beyond the familiar headlines and paparazzi shots
Who did David Beckham play for?
David Beckham’s illustrious career as a footballer spanned multiple continents and legendary clubs. His journey began with Manchester United, where he became the linchpin of Sir Alex Ferguson’s formidable squad, accumulating an impressive collection of domestic and international titles. Following his spell with Manchester United, Beckham continued to make waves as he donned the famous white jersey of Real Madrid.
When did David Beckham retire?
Beckham retired from professional football in May 2013, marking the conclusion of a career that spanned two decades. His retirement came after a successful stint with PSG, where he contributed to the club’s domestic success.
Who else will be featured in BECKHAM?
BECKHAM promises a star-studded lineup of interviews. The docuseries will feature candid conversations with a diverse range of individuals who have been a part of his life, both on and off the football field. Victoria Beckham, aka Posh Spice, will feature prominently.
Some of the other notable names include Gary Neville, Eric Cantona, Sir Alex Ferguson, Rio Ferdinand, Paul Scholes, Roy Keane, Mel C, Diego Simeone, Carlos Queiroz, Luis Figo, Míchel Salgado, Florentino Pérez, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo Nazário, Fabio Capello, Ted Beckham, Sandra Beckham.
When is BECKHAM coming to Netflix?
Netflix has officially announced that BECKHAM will be available for streaming on October 4th, 2023. Each hour-long episode of the four-part docuseries will be released simultaneously.