The soccer star flexes his acting muscle in a new spot for H&M

By Kate Hogan
Updated February 05, 2013 02:00 PM

Okay so video is kind of a lie — this exclusive teaser is only 11 seconds long! But it’s enough to see oh-so-sexy David Beckham wreak havoc in Beverly Hills as he makes tracks around town — through bushes and a tennis court — wearing nothing but his H&M undies.[brightcoveplayer 2142290588001]

The full ad — for the latest goods in Beckham’s H&M bodywear line — premieres Wednesday, and was shot by Guy Ritchie, who called Beckham a “perfect” leading man. “For me, this felt like more than a campaign — it was like directing a short film,” he recently told H&M.

H&M won’t tell us much — though they do say the new spot is tongue-in-cheek — and for his part, Beckham is keeping quiet, too. All he will reveal? “I hope everyone has as much fun watching the film as I had making it.” Hmm …