Fans rally around Victoria Beckham as she shares emotional Instagram

Plenty of fans said they could empathise with Victoria's situation

Her eldest son, Brooklyn, flew the nest back in August to embark on a photography course at a New York university.

So understandably Victoria Beckham, 43, has been feeling a little blue at being separated from her beloved first-born child.

The Spice Girl-turned-fashion designer was clearly missing Brooklyn, 18, on Wednesday night when she shared a short video to Instagram showing her teenage son pulling her in for a hug.

She captioned it: “I love you so much Brooklyn. Kisses from NYC.”

Fans were quick to rally around Posh Spice, saying they empathised with how she’s feeling seeing her little boy grow up and move to the other side of the world.

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“I get it,” wrote one. “Our kids will always be our babies no matter what!”

“They grow up too fast,” agreed another.

“Feeling your pain,” added a third. “I too had a son that grew up….. wtf…he is married now with three sons of his own and I still miss him.”

A fourth said: “I think I’m going to be disaster when my son goes to college. It’s nice to see the special bond you two have.”

And a fifth remarked: “I have two boys and I totally get it! My first born is something special! So sweet.”

Other fans tried to cheer Victoria up by lavishing praise on her skills as a mum to Brooklyn, Romeo, 15, Cruz, 12, and six-year-old Harper.

“Your children have so much love in them…. You’ve done a good job,” said one fan.

“It’s great to see the obvious love and willingness to show affection in your family,” agreed a second.

“Adorable. He’s a lovely boy and loves his mum,” said a third.

Brooklyn relocated from London to New York over the summer to pursue his love of photography.

It’s believed he’ll spend four years in Manhattan learning the craft and shadowing some of the industry’s big names after winning a coveted scholarship.

Though he’ll probably be the only student there who has actually published his own photography book, having released What I See earlier this year.

While it’s an exciting time for him, the teen admitted to GQ the move had been tough on his mum.

“I’m nervous, and my mum’s upset about me leaving, but it’s really exciting,” he said.

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“I kind of live in the moment. I don’t think people in New York will annoy me, and I feel like when I go there, I’ll meet lifelong friends. Stuff like that.”

And home is just a plane ride away!