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Cool dad David Beckham one-ups son’s Instagram brag

They seem like a fun family.


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Posted on Apr 19, 2015   Updated on May 29, 2021, 1:08 am CDT

Most dads, no matter how famous they are, are pretty much united when it comes to one noble cause: embarrassing their children.

Brooklyn Beckham, the 16-year-old son of soccer legend David Beckham and fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, has quite the Instagram following. There, he posts snippets of his life, which often include photos of him and his famous friends. He recently obtained 1 million Instagram followers, and like any normal person who reaches a milestone, he put up a quick video to celebrate it.

Only this time, David Beckham had other plans. He might not have his own official Instagram account, but he’s more than willing to hijack his son’s account to knock him down a peg or two.

Brooklyn could’ve reshot the video before posting it, but he was in good enough spirits to let his 1.5 million followers see it. And while he’s now dialed back to old-fashioned dad jokes and ribbing, David Beckham does have more than 50 million Facebook likes, so that’s got to count for something.

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*First Published: Apr 19, 2015, 4:47 pm CDT