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Meet your 23 everyday heroes

Keep checking this page as we reveal your full Lionhearts squad

Sir Captain Tom Moore is presented with Lionhearts captaincy by David Beckham

1 - Captain Sir Tom Moore

Record-breaking centenarian who raised more than £32 million for NHS Charities Together.
Ranjit Singh with his Lionhearts England shirt

2 - Ranjit Singh

The wrestling coach from Wolverhampton helped organise daily meals for 300 people and the distribution of PPE equipment.
Betty Leigh Allinson

5 - Betty-Leigh Allinson

Five-year-old football shirt enthusiast who has raised over £32,000 for a Hertfordshire hospice through a cycling feat.
'Captain' Tobias Weller with his Lionhearts shirt

9 - ‘Captain’ Tobias Weller

Nine-year-old inspired by Captain Sir Tom Moore to raise almost £150,000 for Sheffield-based charities.
Joe Wicks is squad number 10 in the Lionhearts squad

10 - Joe Wicks

The YouTube fitness coach led the nation and beyond through a daily exercise class for 18 weeks during lockdown.
Nana Badu becomes a member of the Lionhearts squad

12 - Nanu Badu

His organisation, BADU Sports, provided a helpline, food bank and deliveries to vulnerable members of the local community in Hackney.
Hassan Akkad with his shirt after being selected for England's Lionhearts squad

15 - Hassan Akkad

Award-winning film maker who answered a call to be a cleaner in his local hospital before raising awareness of NHS bereavement fund.
Akbar Khan becomes a member of the Lionhearts squad

16 - Akbar Khan

Chairman of the Bradford PHAB Club, part of a national charity for people with physical disabilities and their families.
Dema Aktaa is welcomed into the Lionhearts squad by Ellen White

18 - Dema Aktaa

Dema helped to raise over £70,000 for the Help Refugees campaign during the COVID-19 lockdown
Tony Hudgell with his Lionhearts shirt

19 - Tony Hudgell

The heroic five year old, who suffered a double amputation of both his legs in 2017, has raised over £1.6m for the Evelina Hospital.
Lionheart Daniel Sukula with former England international Emile Heskey, who nominated him

22 - Daniel Sukula

Community leader from Bolton who, after being saved from deportation back to DR Congo, founded a centre for disadvantaged youths.
Jay Flynn of the Lionhearts

23 - Jay Flynn

The virtual quizmaster helped raise money for multiple charities and entered the Guinness Book of Records during lockdown
Beckham
It was such an honour to meet Captain Sir Tom Moore...he really is a national hero and I can't think of anyone more deserving to captain the Lionhearts squad.
- David Beckham Watch Beckham meet Moore