It’s (Finally) a Girl for David and Victoria Beckham

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England's former captain David Beckham arrives from Germany with wife Victoria and sons Cruz (2nd L), Romeo (C) and Brooklyn at Stansted airport near London on July 2, 2006.

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So long as David doesn’t mind a coaching role from the sidelines, the Beckham household will soon have enough members to have their own soccer team.

Brooklyn, 11, Romeo, 8, and Cruz, 5, will finally be welcoming a sister to the ever-growing Beckham clan after it was announced Sunday that mother Victoria Beckham is expecting a daughter. Dad David and his three sons won’t get it all their own way from July, when number four is due to make her debut into this game that we call life.

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As recently as last week, David confirmed that Victoria was in good health, saying that, “She’s great, she’s very healthy. She’s feeling good. We’re very excited. It’s an exciting time for the family.”

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The Beckhams are thought to be attending next month’s royal wedding, before David gives U.S. soccer another shot and hopes to finally win something with the LA Galaxy. But he’s already scored a beautiful family, so that goal has been achieved. We would put even more soccer-related puns in this paragraph but by using three, we’ve got the hat trick and wouldn’t want you to show us the red card and ban us from posting any further items. (via BBC)

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