David Beckham shows off his skills in teaser trailer for Disney+ documentary Save Our Squad

David Beckham shows off his skills and gives advice to young footballers as he returns to his native East End in teaser trailer for his Disney+ documentary Save Our Squad

David Beckham was seen giving advice to a team of young footballers in a newly released teaser trailer for his upcoming Disney+ documentary Save Our Squad.

The former footballer, 47, will return to east London pitches where he played as a child and mentor a team struggling to survive in their league in the documentary.

The new trailer sees David showing off his footballing skills and imparting words of wisdom to the Westward Boys footballers to help them ‘bend it like Beckham’.

Mentor: David Beckham was seen giving advice to a team of young footballers in a newly released teaser trailer for his upcoming Disney+ documentary Save Our Squad

Mentor: David Beckham was seen giving advice to a team of young footballers in a newly released teaser trailer for his upcoming Disney+ documentary Save Our Squad

The trailer started with David instructing the team on how to nail the perfect free kick, saying: ‘You’ve got to get as much under the ball as possible.’

The young footballers then erupted into deafening cheers as the former midfielder booted it to the back of the net, showing off his talents.

He said: ‘It wasn’t bad, I’m just saying, it wasn’t bad!’

Speaking to camera at the end of the trailer, David said he had returned to his old stomping ground as he wants to help the struggling team ‘win’.

Looking back: The former footballer, 47, will return to east London pitches where he played as a child and mentor a team struggling to survive in their league in the documentary

Looking back: The former footballer, 47, will return to east London pitches where he played as a child and mentor a team struggling to survive in their league in the documentary

‘I want to help them to win, that’s why I’m back,’ he concluded.

A new image showed the co-owner of Salford City supportively putting his hand on the shoulder of one of the budding footballers.

He cut a smart figure in a button-up navy denim jacket and black jeans, while he sported a thick beard and styled his brunette locks in a spiky fashion.

The heart-warming documentary, which will premiere on November 9, will see David mentor Westward Boys – a grassroots team at the bottom of their league and facing relegation.

Skills: The new trailer sees David showing off his footballing skills and imparting his words of wisdom to the Westward Boys footballers to help them 'bend it like Beckham'

Skills: The new trailer sees David showing off his footballing skills and imparting his words of wisdom to the Westward Boys footballers to help them ‘bend it like Beckham’

The former England star will take centre stage in the show which focuses on a group of inner-city youngsters from an east London team striving for sporting success. 

Co-produced by Twenty Twenty and David’s production outfit Studio 99, the star will return to the very same league that he played in when he was a boy.

Working with the head coaches, the co-owner of Inter Miami CF will try to turn the team’s fortunes around in the documentary, Save Our Squad with David Beckham.

It was reported earlier this year that David had signed a seven-figure deal with the streaming service to star in the TV series.

Helping hand: Speaking to camera at the end of the trailer, David insisted that he had returned to his old stomping ground as he wants to help the struggling team 'win'

Helping hand: Speaking to camera at the end of the trailer, David insisted that he had returned to his old stomping ground as he wants to help the struggling team ‘win’

Football: The heart-warming documentary, which will premiere on November 9, will see David mentor Westward Boys - a grassroots team at the bottom of their league and facing relegation

Football: The heart-warming documentary, which will premiere on November 9, will see David mentor Westward Boys – a grassroots team at the bottom of their league and facing relegation

Speaking about the show, David said: ‘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, which gave me so much at the start of my life in the game…

‘I was so fortunate to have a long and successful playing career and now to have the opportunity to give back to these communities as a mentor is incredible…

‘Developing and nurturing young talent is so important in the game and it is great to be working with Disney Plus on this project.’

In March, it had been reported that David was set to star in the Disney+ series, and casting had already begun in Hackney Marshes, just two miles from Leytonstone – where the sportsman grew up.

Road to success: Working with the head coaches, the co-owner of Inter Miami CF will try to turn the team's fortunes around in the documentary, Save Our Squad with David Beckham

Road to success: Working with the head coaches, the co-owner of Inter Miami CF will try to turn the team’s fortunes around in the documentary, Save Our Squad with David Beckham

A source told The Sun: ‘David was approached by Disney+ about making the show and he was very taken with the idea because it really reflects his own experiences growing up. Plus he’s still so committed to young talent in the game. 

‘Disney thought David was an ideal mentor for the group. He came from nothing to become one of the best footballers and most famous people in the world. 

‘It was a huge coup for Disney to get David on board. For him it’s about sharing his passion for the game and helping these youngsters out as much as he can.’

Save Our Squad with David Beckham will premiere exclusively on Disney+ on November 9.

The documentary sees David (pictured in 2001) return to the very same footballing league that he played in when he was a boy

The documentary sees David (pictured in 2001) return to the very same footballing league that he played in when he was a boy

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