With a moment of audacious brilliance, David Beckham elevates himself into the national consciousness. His legendary 60-yard wonder goal from the half-way line against Wimbledon becomes the moment that changes his life.In this episode we explore the rise of the celebrity footballer, symbolised by Beckham in the mid 90s. Part of a fêted new breed of footballers who were starting to resemble rock stars more than sportsmen, when Beckham started a relationship with ‘Posh Spice' Victoria Adams, the pair are catapulted on to the pages of every gossip column.

Aired: 20 Sep 2021

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