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David Beckham sets record straight on Harper's palace visit

David Beckham explained why they had visited Buckingham Palace


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Emmy Griffiths
TV & Film Editor
10 July 2017
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David Beckham has shared photo of him with his mum, Sandra, and his daughter, Harper, stood outside Buckingham Palace together on the six-year-old's birthday, and explained why the family had visited the Palace. The retired footballer revealed that the family had been invited for a special tea party, and that the royal residence wasn't opened specifically for Harper's birthday after questions from fans. 

READ: Beckhams celebrate Harper's birthday with never-before-seen photos

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David shared a snap of his mum with Harper

He captioned the snap: "One last picture of the birthday girl... Just to be clear this wasn't the palace opening the gates for Harper's birthday party, this was a tea party where us and other guests were invited so it was a beautiful thing to do with my mum, Harper plus a few school friends... We were honoured to be able to there... Beautiful tea party." David also shared a photo of Harper with Princess Eugenie, writing: "Lucky Harper meeting a real life princess at the Palace x."

READ: David Beckham and his mum join Anna Wintour at Wimbledon

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Victoria shared a snap of David on Harper's special day

In another snap, he posed with his daughter outside the iconic building, cuddling her tight and captioning the post: "Happy Birthday to our special little young lady… Such a special girl who brings so much joy and happiness into our lives… Happy 6th birthday (I can't believe you're 6 already) have the most amazing day we love you pretty lady x." Victoria also shared a picture of her only daughter on her birthday, holding a bright red balloon and sweetly wearing her Disney costume, writing: "Our little birthday princess x Kisses." Harper's big brothers all paid tribute to the birthday girl on Instagram, sharing beautiful family photos that delighted fans. Her eldest brother, Brooklyn, wrote: "Happy birthday to my little sister. Love you so much."

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