Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti on Star Trek Beyond role

Carlo Ancelotti explains why he will be appearing in the new Star Trek film

What did Carlo Ancelotti get up to while he was out of work during the 2015/16 season?

Among other things, he swapped football management for acting and will be playing a cameo role in the next Star Trek film.

The incoming Bayern Munich boss will be playing the "small part" of a doctor in 'Star Trek Beyond', which will be released in July.

Explaining to Sky Sports News HQ how he landed the role, he said: "The husband of actress Zoe Saldana [who will play 'Uhura' in the move] is Italian and I have a good relationship with the family. They were in Vancouver to film the movie and they asked me to come and watch.

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"I went, spoke to the director [Justin Lin] and he said 'I'll put you in - small part'."

Ancelotti is returning to his day job this summer as he takes charge at Bayern Munich following Pep Guardiola's departure.

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Watch the video above to see Ancelotti explain his part in the film and do the Vulcan salute.

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