David Beckham’s emotional reaction to son Brooklyn’s birthday surprise goes viral

‘Best birthday surprise, my big boy coming home’

David Beckham gets emotional after being surprised by son Brooklyn on his birthday

David Beckham felt a whirlwind of emotions when his eldest son surprised him by coming home especially for his birthday.

The former footballer celebrated his 43rd birthday a couple of days ago and celebrated by going out for a meal in London with his family.

However, with his eldest son Brooklyn currently studying photography at the Parsons School of Design in New York, he probably wasn’t expecting for the 19-year-old to wish him a happy birthday in person.

Victoria Beckham filmed the special moment as Brooklyn walked into the restaurant where the family was having their meal, sneaking up behind his father before David caught sight of him in his peripheral vision.

David was immediately caught off guard, embracing his son as he repeatedly asked: “What are you doing here?”

He then continued to hold his son as he kissed him on the cheek, seemingly overwhelmed by the lovely surprise.

Six-year-old Harper, David and Victoria’s youngest child, can be heard saying in the background: “I didn’t know Brooklyn was coming.”

The video on Victoria’s Instagram account currently has more than 11 million views and has been liked more than one million times.

Numerous people have been sharing their delight over the video, expressing how beautiful they find the close relationship between the father and son.

“Love that you share with us these moments,” one person commented, with another chiming in saying: “How cute is this?! Nearly cried lol.”

David shared the video on his own account, writing: “Best birthday surprise, my big boy coming home.”

Brooklyn also wished his father a happy birthday with a photo on Instagram.

“Happy birthday dad,” he wrote in the caption of the picture, which has nearly one million likes.

“I love you to the moon and back.”

David is known for being very affectionate with his children, as he was recently embroiled in a debate about whether it’s appropriate for parents to kiss their young ones on the lips.

“I got actually criticised for kissing my daughter on the lips the other day. I kiss all my kids on the lips,” David wrote in response to the discussion.

“We want to show our kids love and protect them, look after them, and support them, and we’re very affectionate with them."

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