Beckham and Muhammad Ali at awards ceremony

Muhammad Ali and David Beckham take part in presenting the inaugural Generation Ali Beyond Sport Award. Credit: Will Mott/ITV News

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Becks' role in opening ceremony

In an exclusive interview with ITV News, David Beckham has revealed he has been given a "small role" in the 2012 opening ceremony on Friday. He has said he will not take part in the Olympic Torch relay but will take his children to some of the events