David Beckham to Lead New Disney+ Series ‘Save Our Squad’

Please note: some posts may contain affiliate links which means our team could earn money if you purchase products from our site
David Beckham to Lead New Disney+ Series 'Save Our Squad'

David Beckham to Lead New Disney+ Series ‘Save Our Squad’. A new unscripted series is coming to Disney+! Former professional soccer player, David Beckham will be leading the series for Disney+. Beckham shared with Variety, “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 growing up and 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+ on this project.”

Related: First Trailer for Big Shot with John Stamos coming to Disney+!

According to a synopsis from Variety, “[Save our Squad] will find the football icon returning to East London football pitches where he played as a child. He will mentor a young grassroots side who are struggling to survive in the league. Beckham and his team will take the players, their coach and their community on a transformative journey of a lifetime. “Save our Squad” will be executive produced by Disney commissioner Sean Doyle, who joined the company last year.” The synopsis continues: “Save Our Squad is the latest commission as part of Disney’s 50-title originals plan for Europe, which it hopes to reach by 2024.”

EP Sean Doyle shared, “This is a fantastic opportunity to show the importance and impact of grassroots football in communities in the U.K. The series will be exciting, dramatic, uplifting and full of heart and courage – everything David had in his own playing days.”

Related: Mexican Soccer Club Sues Disney for Alleged Contract Breach

A premiere date for Save our Squad has yet to be determined. Be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for updates and all things Disney+!

Source: Variety


Let our friends at Destinations to Travel help you book your next Disney Vacation. They are the preferred Travel Agency of Chip and Company and Disney Addicts, and who we use ourselves.

Get started below for your FREE No Obligation Quote.

Book With our friends at Destinations to Travel

MM slash DD slash YYYY
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

For the BEST in Disney, Universal, Dollywood, and SeaWorld Theme Park News, Entertainment, Merchandise & More follow us on, Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube. Don't forget to check out the Chip and Company Radio Network too!

Written by:

3,093 Posts

Kaitlyn is a writer, painter, and artist based just north of Baltimore, Maryland. She is a previous participant in the Disney College Program and has years of experience with Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts and with Universal Orlando Resort. Her and her big 'Ohana are frequent visitors to the parks and resorts and she is always up for another trip to visit her favorite castles! Kaitlyn is the News & Entertainment Writer for Chip and Company and is passionate about writing and storytelling.
View All Posts
Follow Me :