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Sunday 9th August 2020

David Beckham shares throwback photo of him as a baby to celebrate his dad’s birthday

The star shared the sweet photo on his Instagram

We love seeing throwback childhood snaps of celebs and this one of David Beckham as a newborn is definitely one of the cutest.

The footballer shared the adorable snap on his social media to celebrate his dad's birthday.

In the photo David, 42, is a tiny tot being cradled by his dad, also called David.

David as a baby with his dad (Credit: Instagram)

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The dad-of-four captioned the post: "Happy birthday Dad... Love the vest but not so sure on the tash ..... Have a great day love you x @joannebeckham @lynnebeckham72."

One fan commented: "Priceless pic!"

"Awwwwww baby David 👶 how cute 🙏," another added.

A third commented: "At that moment, a legend was born."

David now has a family of his own with wife Victoria Beckham.

The famous couple share four children - Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 14, Cruz, 12, and Harper, six.

The star now has four stunning children of his own (Credit: Instagram)

The football icon previously spoke about how his dad and mum, Sandra, gave him the motivation to work hard.

Aww baby David how cute!

He admitted: "My motivation comes from my working class parents who gave their life for their kids.

"My parents worked hard for us and we’re fortunate to have parents who worked as hard as they did.

"My mum would take us to school, pick us up from school, cook us dinner, put us to bed then clients would come over and she’d cut their hair.

"That’s where my work ethic comes from."

David as a teen with his mum Sandra (Credit: Instagram)

To express his love for his children even further David recently added to his huge collection of tattoos with a small tribute to them.

David had the word "Dadda" inked on his neck at a popular tattoo parlour, Shamrock Social Club, in West Hollywood.

Sharing a snap of the new ink on Instagram the star wrote: "A little something new… Dadda."

How sweet!

Despite being praised for the way he parents his children the star has faced backlash from critics.

Earlier this month the Beckham's faced scrutiny after they shared photos from daughter Harper's lavish birthday party at Buckingham Palace.

The family faced criticism for having Harper's birthday at the Palace (Credit: Instagram)

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The youngster enjoyed the party inside the Palace walls with a group of her friends as they all dressed up as princesses and were joined by Princess Eugenie.

David cleared things up on his Instagram alongside a snap of him, Harper, and his mum outside the Palace.

He wrote: "One last picture of the birthday girl.

"Just to be clear this wasn't the palace opening the gates for Harper's birthday party, this was a tea party where us and other guests were invited so it was a beautiful thing to do with my mum, Harper plus a few school friends. We were honoured to be able to there. Beautiful tea party."

The doting dad has also faced criticism after sharing an adorable snap of him kissing his daughter on the lips.

David defended himself for kissing his youngest on the lips (Credit: Instagram)

The millionaire captioned the post: "Kiss for Daddy ❤️."

But it wasn't long before David was forced to defend himself by saying: "I kiss all my kids on the lips.

"Brooklyn maybe not. Brooklyn is 18, so he might find that a little strange, but I'm very affectionate with the kids.

"It's how I was brought up - and Victoria - and it's how we are with our children.

"We want to show our kids love and we protect them, look after them and support them."