David Beckham takes on the 'most adventurous thing ever' in Into The Unknown trailer
30 MAY 2014
The first trailer for David Beckham's documentary Into The Unknown has been released, and shows us a glimpse of his life as he prepares to undertake the most adventurous thing he has ever done, "without a doubt."
David's fashion designer wife Victoria Beckham can be seen during the 30 second clip, as David shows Victoria and eldest son Brooklyn a map of his planned travels throughout the Amazon rainforest.
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Victoria jokingly asks: "what are you going to do about your hair?"
David Beckham in Into The Unknown
We also see David playing volleyball on the beaches of Brazil and encountering a snake in this short trailer made available by BBC.
The documentary shows David and his close friend Dave Gardner explore the Brazilian rainforest in the run up to the 2014 World Cup.
Managing director of BBC Worldwide Helen Jackson said that those watching the show will get a unique view of the jungle via football star David. "This is an unforgettable documentary set in the heart of the dense Amazon rainforest following David Beckham," she said.
Victoria and David Beckham in Into The Unknown
She added: "Through his eyes, audiences will experience life in the jungle, something so distant from David's life on and off the pitch and in the glare of the world's media."
Several new photos from Into The Unknown had previously been released and showed David visiting the Yanomami tribe and meeting their most prominent spokesperson Davi Kopenawa, who is known as the ‘Dalai Lama of the Rainforest’.
David spoke to Davi, the first-ever Yanomami shaman to have published a book, about the problems facing his tribe, including the illegal gold mining that has been taking place on their land.
"We liked David’s visit a lot because he was very interested in the problems in the Yanomami reserve," Davi's son Dario told Globo News. "He saw that there are many threats to the environment and to our culture. He showed he was concerned about the Yanomami people."