Beckham: The Olympics will be a boost for my hometown

Footballer David Beckham said London 2012 would boost the fortunes of his native East End for generations.

The former England captain, who was raised near the Olympic Village, said the opening of the Games would be an “amazing moment”.

Speaking as he made an appearance at City Hall, Beckham said the transformation of the area would not end with the Games.

He also spoke of his pride in bringing the Olympics to his home turf. Read more

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