Becks teams up with rap star Snoop Dogg for animated version of A Christmas Carol
10:31 GMT, 28 November 2012
A digitised David Beckham has helped bring the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol into the 21st century to put the frighteners on hip-hop star pal Snoop Dogg.
Beckham plays the role of the ghost of Christmas present to help 'Ebenezer Snoop' recover his festive spirit in the star-studded adidas cartoon campaign.
Beckham, 37, tells the Gin and Juice rapper: 'I'm the ghost of holiday present. You sir have been a real ball. Things just aren't the same when you're not in the game.'
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Ghost of Christmas past: Beckham is sent to help 'Ebenezer Snoop' rediscover his festive spirit
Also featuring in the dream sequence advert, sparked when Snoop Dogg takes a puff on a mysterious looking pipe, are US Open winner and Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray, British singing sensation Rita Ora and Chicago Bulls NBA basketball star Derrick Rose.
Snoop, 41, said of the ad campaign: 'You know you a boss when people wanna see you in animated form.'
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Beckham recently announced his decision to quit MLS soccer side LA Galaxy to pursue one more challenge before he hangs up his boots.
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid sensation has been inundated with a host of offers including French side Paris Saint Germain and several Australian A-League outfits.
Head boy: Snoop Dogg stars in the adidas advert alongside David Beckham
New QPR boss Harry Redknapp has also spoken of his admiration for Beckham's professionalism and would jump at the chance of having the former England captain on board to help in the West London club's battle to beat the drop.
But Beckham could have the chance to spend even more time with his mate Snoop after the international music star claimed he is tempted to buy a slice of Celtic after being knocked out by the passion of their fans in their recent stunning home win over Barcelona in the Champions League.
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Beckham turning out for Snoop Dogg in the famous green and white hoops at Parkhead Many Celtic fans would think they have more chance of signing Tiny Tim but it would certainly be some Christmas present.