Thursday, August 14, 2008

David Beckham to Help Close Olympics

Soccer star, David Beckham, will be part of the Aug 24th closing ceremony of the Beijing Olympics. Becks reportedly was very involved in the London bid to get the 2015 Summer Olympics. According to People: "David is going to be in the surprise finale. They always have a segment to do the handover, to showcase the next city to host the Olympics. When the Games end at Beijing's National Stadium, the distinction of hosting the Summer Olympics transfers to London in 2012 – with the international soccer star there to help mark the transition." Over the last few years Beckham has really become a Global Ambassador of Sports.