David Beckham is expected to be one of the final torch bearers inside the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony on Friday - but he will not be lighting the flame.
The former England footballer confirmed on Tuesday night that he will have a part in the ceremony and that he a flame might be involved.
The opening ceremony is expected to have a final torch relay inside the stadium, as has happened with all recent Olympic Games, with a number of sports stars, former Olympians and others selected for their contribution to the London Games carrying the torch before the flame is lit.
The identity of the person who will actually light the flame remains a closely-guarded secret.
Beckham told CNN: 'I'm excited to be part of such a huge occasion for our country.
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