David Beckham’s son Romeo follows in dad’s footsteps and signs first football contract

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David Beckham's son Romeo has followed on his dad's footsteps by signing his first ever professional football contract.

Romeo, 19, has signed up with USL League One side Fort Lauderdale, which is the reserve team for his dad David's Inter Miami team.

The son of David and Spice Girls star Victoria Beckham, celebrated the exciting career move by updating his Instagram bio. It now reads: "Footballer for @fortlauderdalecf".

Romeo, who's brother Cruz was recently spotted holding hands with a mystery girl at Reading Festival, also shared a photo of himself on the training with his new team's football kit on.

He then wrote in the caption: "Follow your dreams" followed by a white heart emoji.

Proud mum Victoria, who recently bought a £7,000 American ice cream machine, commented to praise her son as she wrote: "We are so proud of you Romeo x".

While fans sent Romeo well wishes in the comments. One wrote: "Bending it just like Dad" followed by a fire emoji.

Another added: "Such an inspiration" and a third penned: "Like Papa" followed by a diamond emoji.

Romeo recently celebrated his 19th birthday with a lavish birthday party with friends and family.

He shared snaps from the special celebration on his Instagram page as he posed with his fellow party-goers.

One snap saw Romeo and nightclub owner David Grutman stood next to a giant cake made up of eight tiers.

Another picture saw Romeo posing with his mum and dad alongside his younger sister Harper.

As he shared the collection of images on his Instagram page, Romeo shared his thanks for the celebration.

He wrote: "Thank you so much @davegrutman for an unbelievable night at your amazing new restaurant [heart emoji] thank you for all the lovely birthday messages".

Proud mum Victoria posted a sweet tribute to her son as he turned 19 earlier this week.

Victoria, 47, shared a picture of her with husband David, 46, and her second eldest son with the caption, "Happy birthday @romeobeckham! Can't believe you are 19 today!!

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"We all love you so so much xxxxxx."

She signed off with, "I love you @davidbeckhamx". Meanwhile, David also took to Instagram to wish his son a happy birthday, sharing a throwback photo of himself kissing Romeo as a child.

Loving dad David penned in the caption: "Happy 19th birthday to my beautiful boy [red heart emoji]

"Have the most amazing day we love you so much and are so proud of the man ( almost ) that you have become.. Keep being you and never change ( apart from the team you support ) [red heart emoji] Love you Ro Ro [football emoji] Love always Dad" before ending the caption with a red heart emoji.

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