James Delingpole James Delingpole

Surprisingly addictive and heartwarming: Netflix’s Beckham reviewed

This four-part doc on the life of the footballer and his family makes for a jolly enjoyable fairy story

David Beckham signing his first contract with his scary new boss/surrogate father figure Alex Ferguson

If you’re not remotely interested in football or celebrity, I recommend Netflix’s four-part documentary series Beckham. Yes, I know it’s about a famous footballer who happens also to be a celebrity and who, furthermore, is married to the famous model/celebrity/whatever who used to be in the world’s most famous girl band, the Spice Girls.

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