DAVID Beckham says Wills and Kate will be “amazing parents” — and
wants them to name the Royal baby after HIM.
The England football legend said if the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a
boy the young prince should be called David.
Kate is due to give birth within days.
Asked if he had any parenting advice for his pal Prince William, dad-of-four
Becks said today: “I don’t think they need my advice.
“They’ve got so many amazing mentors and parents around them, and
grandparents. They’ll learn from them.
“I think William and Kate, they’re going to be amazing parents because
they’re so loving towards children. You see the way they are.
Dad talk … Becks with his close pal Prince William
“Obviously I’ve seen more of William than I have of Kate, but I think
William has been in all of our lives for so many years and we’ve seen him
grow from that young boy into an unbelievable gentleman.
“That’s an amazing quality that he shows and I think that as a father is
And on the Royal couple’s choice of name, Becks joked: “David’s pretty
good. David’s not bad. I think they should go for David. If a boy.”
Ex-Three Lions captain Becks became close pals with Wills when they both
worked on the London 2012 Olympic bid and through the Prince’s role as
President of the FA.
He and wife Victoria attended the Duke and Duchess’s wedding at Westminster
Abbey in April 2011.
The newly-retired midfield ace also tipped his toddler daughter to be a future
FOOTBALL legend says his pals William and Kate should call young prince David
He admitted he secretly hopes one of his three sons might follow his sporting
footsteps — but said it could be two-year-old Harper Seven who becomes the
Becks told Sky News: “Of course, you know I’d love one of them to be a
“It might end up being Harper. She might go into it. I mean — we
shouldn’t show Victoria this — but I think if the boys go on to play
football then great.
“I just want them to be happy, I want them to be healthy, and I want them
to be fit, simple as that.”
Beckham — an ambassador for Sky’s Living For Sport programme to inspire kids —
was speaking after surprising schoolchidren on a visit to their gym in