David Beckham’s Netflix documentary has become a huge hit, drawing a record-breaking 3.8 million viewers in its first week.
The four-part series, titled “Beckham,” was released on October 4, offering an intimate look into the lives of David and Victoria Beckham.
It covers their marriage, early romance, family life, and David’s football career.
The first episode alone attracted 3,813,100 viewers, while the second installment brought in an impressive 2,868,800 viewers by the week ending October 8.
The series continued to captivate audiences, with a global viewership of 11,600,000, according to Netflix’s own data.
In the documentary, David Beckham candidly discusses his struggles with mental health, particularly after his infamous red card incident during the 1998 World Cup.
The couple also addresses allegations of an affair, revealing the pain and challenges they faced during that time.
The final episode features a heartfelt interview with Victoria Beckham, where she describes the aftermath of the affair allegations as the “hardest” period in their marriage. Both David and Victoria express the feeling of being “against the world” during that difficult time.
“Beckham” provides a personal and emotional insight into the lives of the famous couple, resonating with viewers and making it Netflix’s most-watched show in the UK this year. This documentary offers a unique and touching perspective on the challenges faced by a globally renowned couple, adding depth to their public personas.