David Beckham and John Boyega Adorably Duel With Lightsabers

by John Boone 7:59 AM PST, December 19, 2015
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The Light Side meets the...Posh Side?!

During an appearance on the U.K.'s Graham Norton Show on Friday, John Boyega, who plays Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, had a lightsaber face-off with none other than David Beckham -- all to make the soccer star’s kids jealous.

“That would actually make them really jealous,” the father of four said with a chuckle.

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Wielding a “Manchester United-red” lightsaber, Beckham revealed that he had done some sword training of his own for Guy Ritchie’s upcoming film, Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur.

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Meanwhile, Boyega continued being absolutely awesome, stopping by a New York screening of The Force Awakens on Friday to surprise fans:

The actor says he was “in the area” and wanted to say a “big thank you.”

One fan in attendance tells ET that it was a regular moving going experience, until the theater lights came on after the previews. “People started scuffling around, so I got nervous something was wrong,” we’re told. Then Boyega came out and, “Everyone was screaming and cheering for him! It was amazing!”

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