David Beckham: Footballer, Actor, Philanthropist... Rainforest Explorer?

There are many strings to David Beckham’s bow. A long and illustrious career in football is one of them, as he uses his sporting nous to potentially create an empire over in Miami. Acting is another one; though only for special occasions, like his cameo on 'Only Fools and Horses.' And he likes to support charities, too. But traversing Brazil’s vibrant rainforest is new to us. 

David Beckham Only Fools and HorsesBecks drops in on Del Boy and Rodders for Sports Relief

Beckham, accompanied on his expedition by fellow explorers Dave Gardner and Derek White, travelled to Brazil in secret to make the 90-minute film, which will tie in with this Summer’s World Cup, giving fans an insight into the country’s natural beauty while swarms of football fans descend upon city centres to soak up the atmosphere. 

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"In this special documentary for BBC1, David Beckham embarks on a top secret expedition to the Amazon that will see him encounter the other side of Brazil and journey through the tropical rainforest, a TV first for the global icon, BBC controller Charlotte Moore said.

Helen Jackson, the managing director for content at BBC Worldwide said: "This is an unforgettable documentary set in the heart of the dense Amazon rainforest following David Beckham. Through his eyes, audiences will experience life in the jungle, something so distant from David's life on and off the pitch and in the glare of the world's media."

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Beckham’s acting chops have been recently be praised by Only Fools and Horses writer, John Sullivan's son, Jim, who said, "His acting and delivery were very good. It was lovely to meet him." Becks is joining the legendary comedy alongside Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst - aka Del Boy and Rodney – as part of the BBC’s Sport Relief campaign. His cameo in the show will be aired later this month on BBC One.

Check out Becks in this clip of Class of '92


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