This year sees the 20th anniversary of the HMV Football Extravaganza, which raises funds for music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins. Taking place on Tuesday, 1 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, the event is set to honour international star David Beckham with the Legend of Football Award.
The annual event has raised nearly ?7 million for Nordoff Robbins, enabling the charity to provide tens of thousands of music therapy sessions to some of the UK?s most isolated and vulnerable people. The organisation is celebrating its 40th birthday this summer, marking four decades of transforming lives.
During those 20 years, David Beckham has become a global football icon, winning 17 major trophies throughout a career that has seen him play for teams around the world. Previous recipients of the Legend of Football Award include John Charles, Sir Stanley Matthews, Pel? and Ryan Giggs.