The British football star David Beckham is set to begin a TV presenting job on BBC One. It seems that he is making the most of his retirement by exploring other careers and flirting with different job roles. He has been keeping himself busy with doing philanthropy work, appearing in H&M campaign, planning his own soccer franchise, appearing on a special episode of Only Fools and Horses and supporting his wife on her fashion events.
The TV Career Plan
The latest career step for the former England football captain involves the launch of a TV career on BBC One, according to the channel’s controller Charlotte Moore. Although there aren’t many details available about the show, Moore revealed that it won’t be related to football. The Sunday Times speculates that it could focus on fatherhood and modeling.
Other Post-retirement Activities
Beckham retired last year from the sport he played for the last 20 years, but recently returned to the game as the owner of a new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami. The 38-year-old midfielder currently works on owning a new Miami-based Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise. His plans include the construction of a world-class stadium for the team and the recruitment of some of the “best players” to help the club thrive. Beckham played 115 times for England and won league titles with Manchester United, Real Madrid, Los Angeles Galaxy and Paris St-Germain.
He is also anticipated to appear in Only Fools and Horses which is part of a weekend of Sport Relief events across the UK along with Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst.
Beckham is notable for doing numerous side hustles in different areas. But is he now shifting into a TV career for good? Do you think that would be a suitable career for him? Please have your say.
Watch this video to get an insight into the most important milestones in Beckham’s career.