As a footballer, he’s wrapped his marvellously manicured mitts around more silverware than a 90-year-old butler. But could David Beckham soon add a little golden man to his trophy room? No. Don’t be ridiculous. This is David Beckham – the man couldn’t even pull off a convincing penalty appeal. Still, like it or not, you may be about to see more of him on the big screen – after a fleeting appearance in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’, old Goldenbollocks has said he’s keen to do more movie work. But what exactly is the perfect vehicle for an air-headed ex-footballer with a tatt-covered torso and a cheeky little grin that just won’t quit? Here’s what Becks’ agent ought to be eyeing up.
The nine movie roles David Beckham was born to play
David Beckham has expressed his interest in a glittering Hollywood career. But just what roles would we like to see old Golden Balls play in the movies?
2. Pirate in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 6’
3. Jedi in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’
4. Dad in ‘Three Men and a Baby – the reboot!’
5. The Elephant Man
6. The Striker in ‘The Avengers’
7. Male model in ‘Zoolander 3’
8. The little kid all grown-up in ‘Mac and Me 2’
9. David Beckham in ‘Bend it Like Me’
More likely James Bond candidates?
The race to be the next James Bond is hotting up. Daniel Craig may have signed up for one more movie following this year’s ‘Spectre’, but the assumption is that the film after that – Bond 25 – will be his last. But who’s got the size 12 clodhoppers to fill his mighty Italian leather boots?