David Beckham On 'Incredible' Journey Into Amazon
Mega-famous football star says he loved not being recognised by tribespeople...
David Beckham has been speaking about the "incredible" experience of hanging out with people who didn't know him from Adam.
The football icon is set to appear in a BBC documentary David Beckham Into The Unknown next week - travelling into Brazil's Amazon rainforest by motorbike with friends.
He said: "The fact is, for the last 22 years my every day has been on a schedule and the fact that I woke up in Rio and we said, 'Let's go to the favelas', and we can have lunch when we want and have dinner when we want and kind of talk about what we wanted to and to meet people that I've never met before - that was refreshing.
"And then obviously as we went along the trip I was being less recognised and less recognised and by the end of the trip when we were with the tribe - they didn't know who I was, they didn't know what football was, and it was incredible."
Becks and three pals spent 12 days travelling 800 miles into the depths of the jungle, where they met the Yanomami tribe.
And he revealed that he'd won a bet with wife Victoria Beckham, saying: "Victoria was not convinced that they wouldn't know who I was, but I was kind of 95% sure that I wouldn't be recognised by the tribe - and I was right."
The show will be screened on BBC One next Monday at 8.30pm.