Esther Watson

The Beckham documentary is little more than PR

Should we really have expected anything more?

  • From Spectator Life

Let me start by saying I didn’t watch Beckham because I am a football fan. What I’m really interested in is the art of spinning gold from thin air, something David Beckham and his family have excelled at. So I zoned out when it came to discussing the intricacies of Beckham and Sir Alex Ferguson’s relationship in the 1990s, or the pain he felt when leaving Manchester United, the only club he ever wanted to play for. 

The Beckhams have carefully curated what they were willing to share, all under the guise of being candid

No, I was after the behind-the-scenes access to...

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