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Happy Birthday Brooklyn Beckham!

03/04/2009 at 07:00 AM ET

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Happy Birthday Brooklyn Joseph Beckham! David and Victoria Beckham‘s eldest son is 10 years old today. A seemingly older soul, Brooklyn is the mature counterpart to younger brothers Romeo James and Cruz David. Close with his dad, Brooklyn is actually somewhat following in his footsteps — he’s a mini soccer star! A true jet-setter, Brooklyn has traveled the world with his family, mainly finding roots in England and now, the U.S. (He’s even attended a taping of American Idol, among other cool Hollywood perks!)

Last year, Brooklyn celebrated birthday number nine with a family-filled trip to the movies, and we’ll be interested to see what he does this year, too! Here’s wishing the “big” Beckham a happy 1-0!

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Alex on

Cute post, happy birthday Brooklyn, can’t believe it’s been 10 years! But I don’t think he has ‘roots’ in London, it’s Hertfordshire, he was just born in London.

nimbusi on

wow! time goes by so fast..

Louisa on

alex – both david and victoria are originally from london, brooklyn lived in hertfordshire for the first year of his life on and off but as a toddler he spent most of his time in manchester, and then spain and now LA. so i would say his roots lie in london because its where he was born and where his parents come from.

they have already celebrated brooklyns birthday with a party. victoria took the 3 boys and brooklyns friends to the ifly flying simulator attraction at universal studios on sunday. romeo stayed with victoria and didn’t have ago but little cruz did!

Alex on

Louisa – David is from London but Victoria is not, she is from Herts. Brooklyn spent most of his early childhood living in Goffs Oak and Sawbridgeworth, both in Hertfordshire and when David was playing in Manchester, the main family home was still in Hertfordshire. I would personally say that this places his roots firmly in Hertfordshire since the family have never actually lived in London. I have family living in Hertfordshire and I know it irks a lot of people in that area that they are bunched in with London because they share a border.

Cool way to spend a birthday Brooklyn!

ash on

David is from Essex, lol.

Anyway – this is crazy that Brooklyn is 10 years old. I can CLEARLY remember the evening news on March 4th 1999 when it came on that that the much anticipated Beckham baby had arrived! I remember David standing outside the Portland hospital looking compltely overwhelmed and hardly being able to speak as he told the paps “Its a Boy”… and that he was named Brooklyn Joseph.

Ahhh… TEN YEARS? Wow. Happy Birthday Brooklyn!

Helena on

Okay, read this and looked it up, and I think this is correct. David was born in London, raised in London and Essex. Victoria was born in Essex, raised in Hertfordshire. The couple and the children never lived in London. Hope that settles it he he! This boy looks so thoughtful whenever you see him, going to be a real heartthrob for all those young girls like his dad is now!

kelly on

david was born and brought up in Leytonstone in east london. his family later moved to chingford in essex but that was in his mid teens, and from 16 he lived up in manchester. victoria was born in harlow essex and grew up in hertfordshire. brooklyn’s first home he lived in ‘permanently’ was an appartment in alderly edge cheshire, they only stayed down in hertfordshire with victorias parents when she had work. its a complete myth that victoria stayed in hertfordshire with brooklyn whilst david lived alone up in cheshire! not that it matters but i think its easier to just say his roots lie in london, seeing as he was actually born there. there wasn’t a specific place he was brought up so its easier just to go with where he was born and where his father comes from.

happy 10th birthday brooklyn!

Meg on

Happy Birthday Brooklyn. I can’t believe he’s 10. Just seems like a little while ago when he was kicking balls at Old Trafford. He seems serious, even David has mentioned that he is.

NatashaC on

Victoria has also said that Brooklyn has her personality (very funny, loves a good joke!).

Happy Birthday Brooklyn! You’ve grown up so fast!

Aylin on

Happy birthday mr Beckham! Seems not long ago he was a baby. Time surely flies…

Laura on

Happy Birthday Brooklyn!! I can’t believe you are 10 years old already!! Hope you have a great day!

eternalcanadian on

Wow, he’s already 10? I bet he had a great birthday if what we’ve seen of his brothers’ parties is any indication!

CelebBabyLover on

Louisa- I’m not surprised Romeo stayed with Victoria while the rest of the kids tried the simulator. I’m guessing the simulator probably would have triggered his Epilepsy.

yungfizie on

Happy birth happy day to you brok! hope you had a wonderful birthday celebration? wish ya all the best in life, stay full

amna on

o man!!i cant believe hes 10!!vl vr still waitin 4 the baby no 4 from the beckhams!!!happy bday brook

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