Beckhams expecting fourth child

Published Jan. 9, 2011 12:00 a.m. ET

LA Galaxy soccer star David Beckham and wife Victoria are expecting their fourth child, Victoria Beckham's spokeswoman announced Sunday.

The famous couple, married 11 years, have three sons -- Brooklyn, 11; Romeo, 8; and Cruz, 5.

The pair have often said they would like a little girl and the boys are said to be "very excited" at the thought of a new brother or sister.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid superstar and his fashion designer wife currently live with the family in Los Angeles. It is believed they are considering a return to their home in Hertfordshire, southern England.

David Beckham is currently signed to US soccer team LA Galaxy, but he is believed to be planning to train with English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.

Victoria reportedly is interested in strengthening her ties to England as she launches a dress collection at next month's London Fashion Week.

The couple met in 1997 when Victoria, then "Posh" Spice from the Spice Girls, went to a Manchester United match in which David was playing.


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