Sky ambassador David Beckham joins Instagram on 40th birthday
Last Updated: 02/05/15 11:37am
Sky ambassador David Beckham has joined social media site Instagram to celebrate his 40th birthday.
The former Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy and Paris Saint-Germain star star posted his first photo with his handle name @davidbeckham wishing his followers good morning from his bed - stating joining Instagram "has been a long time coming but I can't wait to start sharing all my special moments with you".
Beckham is preparing to kick off his birthday celebrations in Morocco with his family, football and celebrity friends after jetting over on luxury private plane.
The former England captain and world famous father-of-four joins a community of over 300 million Instagrammers worldwide including his wife Victoria and son Brooklyn.
@victoriabeckham already has four million followers while 16-year-old @brooklynbeckham has two million followers.
Beckham's honours include six Premier League titles, two FA Cup's, one La Liga title, two MLS Cup's, the Ligue 1 title and the jewel in the crown - a Champions League winners' medal.