• David Beckham on His Commitment to Youth Soccer in the U.S.
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    David Beckham on His Commitment to Youth Soccer in the U.S.

    We’re back with David Beckham. And so you’re now– so you’re retired from soccer. But you decided you love soccer so much that you want to own a team. So now you own your own soccer team. I do. Was that a dream? It’s a real dream. You know, obviously when I was playing the game, I never even dreamt for a minute that I’d become an owner of a team. I always wanted to have a legacy in the game. It’s important to me, and also to my family, for my kids to walk into that stadium that we’ve built in 20 years time and say, Daddy built this.…

  • Ellen Welcomes World-Renowned Artistic Cyclist Viola Brand
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    Ellen Welcomes World-Renowned Artistic Cyclist Viola Brand

    You’re here on such a good day. The other day, my producer showed me an incredible video on Instagram, of one of the coolest performances I’ve seen. I could try to describe it, but I would rather you just see it for yourself. From Stuttgart, Germany, please welcome Viola Brand. [APPLAUSE] [MUSIC – DUA LIPA, “DON’T START NOW”] (SINGING) Did a full 180, crazy, thinking about the way I was. Did the heartbreak change me? [CHEERING] Maybe, but look at where I ended up. I’m all good already. So moved on, it’s scary. I’m not where you left me at all. [CHEERING] So if you don’t want to see me…

  • Will Ferrell Accidentally Distracts Kid Soccer Players Because of ‘Elf’
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    Will Ferrell Accidentally Distracts Kid Soccer Players Because of ‘Elf’

    Will. National– national treasure right here. Come on. [AUDIENCE CHEERING] Oh, man. It’s Jennifer Aniston. [CHEERING] Right? Will Ferrell. Will Ferrell. It’s Will Ferrell. [AUDIENCE CHEERING] Do the Starbucks Starbox people know they will not be let out? Ever. OK. Yeah, OK. They’re now sort of like, you know– No, it’s not a good thing! You have to stay in the box. But they’ll give you a lifetime limit of coffee. All the coffee you want. Yes, yes, yes. All the chai lattes you want. Oh. They’re gonna be– and they’ll be bouncing off walls. They’re gonna be jacked. Yeah. Yeah. And in that little room. Pumpkin spice– Ooh, it’s…

  • High School Principal and Students Score Big with Gift from Ellen
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    High School Principal and Students Score Big with Gift from Ellen

    There is someone in my audience today who is such a big fan of the show that she put her bachelorette party on hold so she could Skype with my producers. I want to know what they were talking about. So Jasmia Fowler come on down. [MUSIC PLAYING] [CROWD CHEERING] Hi. Hi! Sit down. Jasmia, how are you? It’s Jasmia? Yes. All right. Hi. Hi. What were y’all talking about that was so important that you stopped your bachelorette party? Well, first of all, when Ellen calls, everything stops, OK? Yes, you’re right. Might be skyping at the wedding. OK? I’ll say, “I do,” in a few. That’s boss. OK.…