Beckham plans an academy in Brazil

Updated: 31 January 2008 09:46 IST

The cream of Brazilian society and celebrity visited the northeastern city of Natal to take a tour of the prospective site for a new sporting venture.

Beckham plans an academy in Brazil

Natal, Brazil:

The cream of Brazilian society and celebrity visited the sunkissed northeastern city of Natal on Tuesday to take a tour of the prospective site for a new and exciting sporting and tourism venture.

However, amongst the 'beautiful' people present at the luxury resort perhaps the most famous and recognisable was England and LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham.

The 32-year-old has a vested interest in the exciting new developments in the area, as he is closely overseeing Brazils first "David Beckham World of Sport," a professional sports complex designed and planned with his input.

Beckham's academies have already been established in London and in Los Angeles with the Beckham brand set to expand further - in the hope of assisting young and promising youngster's from all backgrounds.

Topics : Football
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