David Beckham is to front new Disney Plus factual entertainment series Save Our Squad.

Co-produced by Twenty Twenty, and Studio 99, the global content and production studio co-founded by Beckham, Save Our Squad sees Beckham return to the East London football pitches where he played as a child.

Here he will mentor a young grassroots side who are struggling to survive in the league. Beckham and his team will take these players, their coach, and their community on an uplifting, transformative journey of a lifetime. Save our Squad will be executive produced by Sean Doyle for Disney.

Sean Doyle, Director of Unscripted, commented: “We are so thrilled to welcome David Beckham to Disney Plus. This is a fantastic opportunity to show the importance and impact of grassroots football in communities in the UK. The series will be exciting, dramatic, uplifting and full of heart and courage – everything David had in his own playing days!”

David Beckham commented: “It is fantastic to be making Save Our Squad with Twenty Twenty and to shine a light on the kind of grassroots football that I experienced growing up and which gave me so much at the start of my life in the game.”

Disney Plus plans to create 50 productions in Europe by 2024.



Jon Creamer

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