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David Beckham watches Romeo, 17, play U18s football match

From sunny Miami to Somerset! David Beckham watches Romeo, 17, play U18s football match… before his son’s team and opponents delightedly snap selfies with the sporting legend

  •  David Beckham swapped Miami for Clevedon Town AFC on Wednesday as he made the surprise visit to the Somerset club to watch his son Romeo play
  • The football legend, 44, whose new MLS franchise Inter Miami are gearing up for their first game, looked delighted as he watched his aspiring footballer son, 17 
  • Clevedon Town AFC uploaded a picture of David with the club’s U18s following the match. The caption read: ‘David Beckham it was an absolute pleasure’

David Beckham swapped Miami for Clevedon Town AFC on Wednesday as he made the surprise visit to the Somerset club to watch his son Romeo play.

The football legend, 44, whose new MLS franchise Inter Miami are gearing up for their first game, looked delighted as he watched his aspiring footballer son, 17, before thrilling the club by posing for snaps with both teams.

Romeo was ready for action as he hit the pitch with tape covering up his earring, while David went for his tried and tested baker boy cap alongside a trendy Canada Goose parka with a fur trim and the brand’s logo on the sleeve.

Happy days: David Beckham swapped Miami for Clevedon Town AFC on Wednesday as he made the surprise visit to the Somerset club to watch his son Romeo play

Clevedon Town AFC uploaded a picture of David with the club’s U18s following the match. The caption read: ‘David Beckham it was an absolute pleasure having you watch our U18s tonight.

‘The boys were made over you took the time for a photo. Massive thanks to Millfield for the friendly and all the best guys.’ The clash was re-arranged from Monday and adults were charged £3 to attend the fixture.

Clevedon Town came out as 5-3 winners and a post on the team’s Twitter page read: ‘Result!! Clevedon Town U18s (5) vs (3) Millfield U18s. Big thank you to @millfieldfoot for the fixture, we wish you all the best for the season.

‘On another note it’s not everyday you get to meet David Beckham, great photo with the squad. Great evening well done all involved.’

Working hard: Romeo was zipping around the pitch while his proud dad watched in

Working hard: Romeo was zipping around the pitch while his proud dad watched in 

Trendy: David was sporting a stylish Canada Goose parka

Trendy: David was sporting a stylish Canada Goose parka 

Checking things out: David was on his phone during the game

Checking things out: David was on his phone during the game 

Happy days: The team were clearly overjoyed with the high-profile visit

Happy days: The team were clearly overjoyed with the high-profile visit 

Bristol City’s player loan manager and club ambassador Brian Tinnion wrote on Twitter: ‘Nice to see David Beckham here tonight @ClevedonTownFC watching his son Romeo playing for Millfield school and he is good.’

Beckham’s Inter Miami kick off their debut MLS season with a trip to Los Angeles FC on March 1 but play for the first time against Philadelphia Union in St Petersburg on Saturday.

This week the side trained at their new £50million complex for the first time.  

Earlier in the day, Romeo proved his father’s passion for Manchester United doesn’t run in the family after revealing he supports fierce rivals Arsenal.

Serious looks: David and Romeo looked on intensely as the match kicked off

Serious looks: David and Romeo looked on intensely as the match kicked off 

Oops: Earlier in the day, Romeo proved his father's passion for Manchester United doesn't run in the family after revealing he supports fierce rivals Arsenal

Oops: Earlier in the day, Romeo proved his father’s passion for Manchester United doesn’t run in the family after revealing he supports fierce rivals Arsenal

Happy days: Its presence suggested Romeo has not followed in Manchester United legend David's footsteps by supporting the Red Devils, opting instead to champion a club closer to his London home

Happy days: Its presence suggested Romeo has not followed in Manchester United legend David’s footsteps by supporting the Red Devils, opting instead to champion a club closer to his London home

Having a giggle: David was sharing a laugh with the group

Having a giggle: David was sharing a laugh with the group

He revealed a scarf bearing the north London club’s red and white home colours and instantly recognizable insignia while posing for a selfie on Wednesday.

Its presence suggested Romeo has not followed in Manchester United legend David’s footsteps by supporting the Red Devils, opting instead to champion a club closer to his London home.

Despite growing up in east London suburb Leytonstone, David, 44, was an ardent United fan before signing for the club and relocating to Manchester in 1991 at the age of 16. 

 He went on to win six Premier League titles, two FA Cups and the UEFA Champions League before leaving his childhood club and signing for Spanish giants Real Madrid in 2003.

Looking on: He was wrapped up warm in the jacket as he played the match

Looking on: He was wrapped up warm in the jacket as he played the match

Snap happy: The players were beaming as they larked around

Snap happy: The players were beaming as they larked around 

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