June 26 was quite a special day for the Beckham family.
Sandra Beckham, the mother of the Manchester United legend and an all-time great, David, celebrated her 70th birthday and her son was quick to pay tribute to her on social media.
Beckham posted a heartfelt message on his Instagram profile, wishing his mother all the best and saying a couple of nice words to go along with it. Naturally, this attracted a lot of attention from the rest of the footballing world.
Beckham’s ex-teammates, his friends and even his rivals took to the platform to congratulate Sandra on her landmark birthday.
The likes of Gary Neville and Paul Scholes, his long-lasting fellow Red Devils, were among the first to the scene and they smothered the comment section with emojis and best wishes.
Robbie Keane and John Terry were also among the many legends replying and congratulating the whole family.
David Beckham spent eight years at Manchester United’s senior team after progressing through their younger squads, before he left for Real Madrid in 2003.