David Beckham gave a broad smile when he met Nobel prize winner Malala Yousafzai two years after he presented her with a Pride of Britain award. Besides a picture uploaded to his Instagram account, the sports hero had written: "I was fortunate again to meet the incredible and inspirational Malala. A true role model to so many people."
On Saturday Malala was at the Global Citizen Festival before an audience of 60,000 in New York alongside Beyoncé and Michelle Obama. The appearance of the power trio coincided with Victoria Beckham's speech at the UN Headquarters in the Big Apple flanked by Queen Rania of Jordan and Graça Machel, the widow of Nelson Mandela.
Victoria took to the stage to rally support for the fight again AIDS in her capacity as a UN Goodwill Ambassador.
David praised his wife for her "powerful speech", posting a snap of her on stage with a touching message: "Proud of my wife today speaking at the UN Head quarters ... Powerful speech along with some other incredible and powerful women on that stage ... Right to the point about Our fight against HIV / AIDS @unitednations @unicef @victoriabeckham."
The Beckhams, whose brand is worth an worth an estimated £500million, have both stepped up their involvement in humanitarian causes in the last few years.
Last Thursday Becks choked up as he unveiled a unique installation at the United Nation, after telling the story of a four-year-old girl who died in floods in the Philippines.
Little Viana was swept out of her father's arms during typhoons. The former England captain admitted: "That story will never leave me."