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Saturday 25th January 2020

David Beckham sends fans into meltdown with pictures of him meeting his newborn niece

He's a very proud uncle

David Beckham has shared his delight at becoming an uncle by showing off adorable pictures of him meeting his newborn niece.

His sister Joanne gave birth to a daughter called Peggy on Monday and the footballer couldn't wait to have a cuddle with the latest addition to his family.

David Beckham became an uncle this month as his sister Joanna had a baby (Credit: Instagram/DavidBeckham)

The father-of-four shared pictures with his 41.3m Instagram followers showing him beaming with pride as he cradles his niece on his lap.

Wearing a grey T-shirt and beanie hat, in another snap he shows himself looking down with affection at the cute little girl.

In another, he reveals a pink singing bear he's bought to brighten up his niece's days.

Such an amazing feeling starting our own family

Alongside the family snaps, he wrote: "Welcome to the world little Peggy. So proud of my little sis and congrats @krissydonners #daddy such a beautiful family #prouduncle @joannebeckham"

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David's fans around the world went wild for the pictures, which have already racked up more than a million likes.

The proud uncle shared three snaps on his Instagram page

Thousands commented on the pictures to congratulate the star and say on how adorable Peggy looks.

Others couldn't deal with seeing a cute baby with their ideal man.

One wrote: "My ovaries hurt" while another said: "Beckham and a baby, I've died."

Another wrote: "Their family somehow got cuter?"

David bought his niece this pink bear (Credit: Instagram/DavidBeckham)

Joanne announced Peggy's arrival on Monday with her own Instagram snap, writing beside it: "THE DAY OUR LIFE CHANGED FOREVER ... such an amazing feeling starting our own family, the love I have for our little princess Peggy is one that is so unconditional! I'd never of been able to do it without the love of my life @krissydonners you was my strength ! Thank you."

Joanne revealed she was pregnant with the former Big Brother star in July after they became a couple earlier this year.

Kris appeared on Big Brother in 2009, and during his time in the house he had a brief romance with a fellow housemate.

He also shared his joy at becoming a father on Instagram, writing: "Peggy came into our world on Saturday night... mummy did so amazing! The love I feel for the both of you is unexplainable."

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Peggy will certainly be surrounded by love as she grows up, as David's parents Ted and Sandra are also said to be delighted to have another grandchild.

Growing family: Joanne and David pictured with their parents Ted and Sandra (Credit: Instagram/JoanneBeckham)

She will also have older cousins to look out for her thanks to David and Victoria's four children Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 15, Cruz, 12, and Harper, six.

Could she even get another one?

"Don't get broody," one fan joked to David after seeing how besotted he looks with his new niece.