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David Beckham documentary series in development at Netflix | Entertainment News

A documentary series on David Beckham is in preparation at Netflix.

The series will include a mix of never-before-seen personal archive footage of the former England captain from the past 40 years, as well as interviews with friends, family and footballing figures who have been part of his career.

The streamer has revealed that the multi-part documentary will explore Beckham’s humble beginnings in east London and the drive and determination that saw him become one of the most recognizable and watched athletes on the planet. .

The series will be directed and executive produced by Academy Award-winning Fisher Stevens and Emmy-winning producer John Battsek.

David, 47, took to Instagram to share his excitement for the project.

He wrote on the social media platform, “I am thrilled to confirm that I have partnered with @Netflix on a documentary series about my life and career…

“The series will feature never-before-seen archives, untold stories as well as interviews with people who have been part of my journey.”

David enjoyed a hugely successful football career where he represented clubs such as Manchester United and Real Madrid. He also made 115 appearances for England, while his marriage to Spice Girl Victoria Beckham kept him in the celebrity spotlight.

The former footballer took part in Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations last month when his face was beamed onto Buckingham Palace as he sent a video message to the 96-year-old British monarch during the star-studded Jubilee concert .

He said: “For 70 years you have worked so incredibly hard, not just for the people of this country, but for the entire Commonwealth.

“Thank you madam for your dedication, your service and for all that you represent. Our country owes you so much.”