‘Beckham’ secures No. 1 spot on Netflix’s Top 10 in its first week

'Beckham' secures the No. 1 spot on Netflix's Top 10 in its first week
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In a remarkable triumph, the newly released four-part documentary series, “Beckham” which is directed by Academy Award winner Fisher Stevens, has taken the streaming world by storm!

The series has swiftly ascended to the coveted No. 1 spot on Netflix’s Top 10 English-Language TV list within its debut week of release during the October 2-8 viewing window with 12.4 million total views! This spectacular series gives an insight into the life of David Robert Joseph Beckham, 48, who is a former professional footballer, the current president and co-owner of Inter Miami and co-owner of Salford City.

It has absolutely captivated audiences’ interest worldwide with its gripping interviews and stunning production value that gives a closer look at who he truly is behind closed doors. With its magnetic allure and undeniable charm, “Beckham” has proven to be an irresistible force that has left viewers eagerly binge-watching every episode in order to know more about Beckham’s amazing career, which raised him to global football stardom!

So far, the series has continued to dominate the charting, for which the credit also goes to the Academy Award-winning producer, John Battsek, along with the rest of the cast and crew. Battsek ensured that all the episodes featured a mixture of never-before-seen personal archive footage from the last forty years, candid current-day moments, and interviews with the family, friends, and footballing figures who have been part of his journey. This makes it an exciting watch sinceBeckhamhas been able to live up to the legacy of the beloved English player who has won league titles in four countries: England, Spain, the United States, and France. 

'Beckham' secures the No. 1 spot on Netflix's Top 10 in its first week

In addition to this, in its second full week of availability, “Sex Education’‘ Season 4 has slid to second position with 6.6 million views. With the release of the latest batch of episodes, the fifth season of “Love is Blind” stayed at No. 3 on the list of English titles. After last week’s performance, which put the live-action adaptation in sixth place on the chart with 3.8 million total views, “One Piece” climbed up to fourth place this week.

Adding another 2.5 million total views, increasing the total to 60.3 million. Season 5 of “Virgin River” slid to sixth place on the chart with 2 million total views, tying it with “Encounters,” which is currently in its second week of release. Castlevania: Nocturne” and “Murdaugh Murders” Season 2 both recorded 1.8 million total views during the viewing window, pushing them to No. 7 and No. 8 on the chart, respectively.

Closing out the list are two shows: “Who Killed Jill Dando?” (1.6 million) and “The Great British Baking Show” Season 11 (1.6 million). After the premiere of the series, it’s fair to say that the result has paid off. The unprecedented look at an icon who, despite spending nearly 30 years in the public eye, still has some surprises to share with the world, and the documentary has perfectly captured that essence for the audience to learn more about in the coming weeks as well. 

At last, we urge the readers to check out the official trailer, which highlights the official synopsis as shared by Netflix below: 

BECKHAM, a four-part documentary series, tells the inside story of a global football star and cultural icon. David Beckham is one of the most known names on the planet, yet few people know who he really is. From his humble working-class beginnings in east London, his drive and determination to win, and the battle to find a balance between ambition, love, and family, David’s story is one of immense ups and downs. The series takes you on that rollercoaster and builds a surprising, personal, and definitive story of one of the most recognizable and scrutinized athletes of all time.

'BECKHAM' Documentary Series | Official Trailer | Netflix