The football star has confirmed he will play a part in the 2012 curtain-raiser. And rumours are circulating that Beckham will perform some of his trademark skills with a lit ball.
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A judge has said doctors at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital could stop providing life-support treatment to the 23-month-old.
Images of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with Kate cradling the young prince in her arms, feature on nearly all the front pages.
A family spokesman said the 93-year-old is “responding to treatments and appears to be recovering”.