David Beckham
David Beckham has four children with Victoria: Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper (In photo: David and Victoria Beckham)Neil Hall/Reuters

Former Manchester United footballer David Beckham on 6 March shared two photos on Instagram wishing his mother Sandra and wife Victoria a happy Mother's Day. David shared a black-and-white photo of their children, while in another photo David's mother can be seen in her younger days with her family.

David, who has four children with Victoria: Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper, wrote: "17 years ago our brood started and these little ones have the most amazing mummy that they love so much."

"And I love her for many reasons but the main one is because she gave me the most amazing children ... Happy mama's day as the little ones would say."

In another photo, David thanked his mother and wrote: "Happy Mother's Day mum... You have been my number one fan from day one but more importantly your support , honesty , and tireless love for not just me and my sisters but for your grand kids which really shows the type of person you are." "Amazingly generous ... Thank you for being my mum," the 40-year-old added.

Brooklyn, who recently celebrated his 17th birthday, also wished his mother Victoria a happy Mother's Day on Instagram, where he shared a black-and-white picture of his mother. Brooklyn wrote: "Happy Mother's Day mum. You love, protect and inspire me every day. I love you so much X."

Victoria later shared a photo on Instagram that showed flowers, chocolate and homemade cards that her children had made for her on Mother's Day. Victoria wrote: "Special day with my babies X I feel so blessed to have such beautiful little people in my life I love you."

"Sweet words Mr. Beckham... God bless your wife and lovely family," one of David's fans commented. "So cute, you are the most handsome daddy in the world," another fan wrote.