Monday, July 18, 2011

'My two girls sleeping': David Beckham takes intimate photograph of Victoria and baby Harper

By Sarah Bull

He said earlier this week he is learning to be more 'delicate' with new daughter Harper Seven after having three sons with wife Victoria Beckham.

But David is clearly smitten with her little girl and couldn't resist taking an intimate snap of Victoria and their baby daughter as they slept.

Posting the touching photograph to his Facebook page David gushed: 'I took this picture of my two girls sleeping...'

Having a nap: David later posted a picture of Victoria with Harper on his Facebook page

A similar picture was posted by Victoria on Twitter and the footballer couldn't look any more tender as he cradles his daughter.

Victoria posted the picture on her Twitter page with the caption: 'Daddy's little girl!'

In the shot, David is seen touching noses with his little girl, who is wrapped up in a blanket and wearing a little hat.

Yesterday David showed his joy over the arrival of the pair's first daughter when he took to the football pitch with Harper's name stitched on his football boots.

Daddy's little girl: Victoria Beckham has posted the first picture of husband David with their new daughter Harper Seven

New look: Becks took to the pitch last night for a game with his team LA Galaxy against Real Madrid

Pride and joy: Beckham has had new daughter Harper's name added to his boots

In addition to the names of Beckham's three sons with wife Victoria, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz, the boots have now been embroidered with the name of the couple's new daughter, Harper.

Beckham also went for the colour pink for the boots to highlight his joy at having a little girl to add to his brood.

Accompanying a picture of the boots on his Facebook site, Beckham wrote: 'Check out my boots for the Real Madrid match. A little extra stitching needed from now on....'

And despite the fact that LA Galaxy lost to Real Madrid 4-1, nothing could dampen Beckham's spirits as he headed home after the match.

Beckham spoke earlier this week about little Harper, admitting he and Victoria had decided on the unusual moniker after the former Spice Girl's favourite author, To Kill A Mockingbird's Harper Lee.

Excited: Beckham, who has become a father for the fourth time, certainly seemed in good spirits as he played

Hugs for everybody! David hugs Real Madrid's Marcelo Vieira after the match

In a series of videos posted on his official Facebook page, the 36-year-old sportsman spoke of his joy as becoming a father for the fourth time.

He said: 'A lot of thought goes into our children's names and Harper was a name that we've loved for a long time for a couple of reasons.

'One reason is Harper's an old English name which we loved and one of the other reasons was Victoria's favourite book is To Kill A Mockingbird and the author was Harper Lee. It's a very strong, passionate book. That's where Harper came from.

Gearing up: David was seen in training the day before the friendly game

Growing brood: The footballer's three sons, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz, accompanied him at training

'To have another girl in the family is really incredible. We've got three beautiful healthy boys already and we're so lucky to have that and now to have a beautiful little girl.

'Having a daughter is a whole new thing. Having pink in the house, having lilac in the house... and you have to be a lot more delicate with girls than boys and I'm not used to that so it's a whole new experience.'

Beckham's online video comes a day after his wife spoke of her joy as becoming a mother to little Harper.

Delighted: Beckham and wife Victoria have both expressed their delight over the new addition to their family

The ex-Spice Girl delivered the 7lbs, 10oz baby at 7:55am last Sunday morning via caesarean section.

She Tweeted: 'Baby Harper is the most beautiful baby girl I have ever seen, I have fallen in love all over again!!!

'We all feel so blessed and the boys love their baby sister so much!!! X VB.'


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