Katmandu, Nepal: Renowned footballer David Beckham has arrived here in Nepal on Friday to play a charity match –‘Beckham Match’ for Children.
The former England captain Beckham arrived here in Nepal as part of a global tour for a BBC documentary and aid of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nepal. UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Beckham landed here in Kathmandu through a chartered flight from Papua New Guinea.
Beckham was scheduled play a token match with school children in Bhaktapur. It is said that the charity series includes seven matches including in Nepal. England’s most capped outfield player will show the incredible global appeal of football, joining local communities from all walks of life who play the beautiful game in some of the most challenging, remote and extreme locations on the planet.
The film, jointly commissioned by BBC Worldwide and the BBC from 7 Games and Big Earth Productions, follows the footballing icon on a journey to the villages of Papua New Guinea, the foothills of Nepal, the streets of Buenos Aires, the desert plains of Djibouti to the elevated pitches of Miami and frozen wastelands of Antarctica.