David Beckham blesses Bend it like Beckham musical

Becks has given the go ahead for his name to be used in a Bend it like Beckham musical

The new adaption of the film will not star the football legend himself, but will feature clips of his famous free kicks.

There are also rumours of a potential song to be dedicated to the soccer celeb.

The 2002 film about a woman's football league, kick started the careers of actresses Kiera Knightley and Parminder Nagra.

Film director Gurinder Chadha will once again take up the reigns for the musical, which is set to open in 2013.

The entire Beckham family are busy with musicals at the moment it seems. 

The family attended the opening night of show Viva Forever! a new show based on the songs of Victoria's pop group The Spice Girls, earlier this week.