Brit stars invited to make special appearance in China

David Beckham and Leona Lewis will be taking part in the closing ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Leona, 23, will sing to an estimated audience of over 150 million worldwide on 24 August.

And Becks, 34, will fly in from LA to make a special guest appearance.

‘Leona and Beckham have accepted the invitation to sprinkle some stardust on the show,’ a source tells the Sunday Mirror.

‘They epitomise what London 2012 is about. Leona is a young global star from London was has risen from nothing.

‘Becks has glamour and a profile around the world. He was also a key figure in the bid to win the Games for London.’

The pair will be joined at the ceremony by new London Mayor Boris Johnson and PM Gordon Brown.

Alison Adey