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David Beckham to Star in British Kids' Sports TV Show

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Looks like we may have to start watching a British children's television series. Why? To get a glimpse of the oh-so-handsome David Beckham.

The hunky athlete is set to star in a new kids' TV show in the U.K., aimed at getting British youngsters into sports.

The program—titled Game Changers—will air Saturday mornings at 9 a.m on Sky Sports.

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Becks is set to front a series of "masterclasses" for the program, which will be broadcast in front of a live studio audience.

Hosted by sprint star Darren Campbell and presenter Di Dougherty, the show will also feature Olympic legend Jessica Ennis-Hill as well as Paralympic wheelchair rugby captain Steve Brown.

"It's an ambition of mine to inspire more young people to take part in sport," the father of four told TV Biz (as reported by The Sun). "I'm excited to be one of a great group of athletes contributing to Game Changers and working with Sky, who have the passion to make it happen."

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Victoria Beckham's other half is also a brand ambassador for Sky Sports, and he recently filmed a sexy new commercial for the network (trust us and take a look—it's the ultimate David swoonfest!).

The former footballer also chatted with Sky News about being retired from the game as well as his desire to inspire others to play sports.

"I'm very proud of what I've done in my career, so to be able to do this and give back to our future sporting heroes—it's something very special for me," he said.

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The Sky Ambassador also recently paid a surprise visit to Bedford Academy—the school of this year's Sky Sports Living for Sport Student of the Year winner Wayne Instrell—to participate in a morning of sporting activities.

He also took part in a question and answer session, where he discussed his ongoing initiative to boost participation in sports.

"There are over 30,000 pupils that are involved in this initiative now," he said. "It's doubled in the last year, so it's so important that parents and teachers really push this."

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He continued, "There's always more than can be done. But I think it's what our country does. We preserve legacies. The success we had in the Olympics, we can't afford to not to keep that legacy going."

"We can't afford to keep young kids from coming through and becoming sportsmen. That's why Living for Sport is so important and it's so important we keep doing the work we are doing."

Becks retired from soccer this year at the end of his season with Paris St.-Germain. He went pro in 1992.

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