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Gordon Ramsay shares exciting US news – and David Beckham reacts

The two men are close friends

Gemma Strong

It's a big week for Gordon Ramsay. The celebrity chef took to Instagram on Monday with an exciting update for his US fans – and his close friend David Beckham was quick to show his support.

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Gordon, 54, shared a promo photo on his social media page in celebration of the return of two of his shows, writing: "America....it's a busy first week of 2021! Tomorrow night catch my American Road Trip on @foxtv and Thursday @hellskitchenfox is back from #Vegas! And I'm on @fallontonight tonight ! See you soon Gx."

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Among the 142,000 fans to like the post was David, who has been friends with Gordon since around 2007. What's more their families get on incredibly well, with Gordon's wife Tana forging a close connection with Victoria Beckham.

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"Over the past ten years we've naturally got on," Gordon remarked to the Sun in 2017. "I see how David and Victoria work."

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David and Gordon went head-to-head on The F Word

David, 45, has even taken Gordon on at his own game, famously competing in a cook-off with the celebrity chef on his reality show, The F Word, during which Gordon described the former footballer as "the second-most competitive Brit on the planet".

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The pair each prepared a risotto, with the dishes judged by former boxer Laila Ali, daughter of Muhammed Ali. Unsurprisingly, perhaps, Gordon won.

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The two men have made a surprising pact about their children

While the two families are clearly incredibly close, even taking holidays together, Gordon previously revealed that the two men have made an unexpected pact about their children. "We've promised that no one dates anybody," Gordon told The Sun. "If Holly [Ramsay] said, 'Yeah, Brooklyn and I…' It would be, 'No, Holly.'"

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Gordon is a proud father to five children: Megan, 23, twins Holly and Jack, 21, Matilda, 19, and one-year-old Oscar. David, meanwhile, shares four children with wife Victoria: Brooklyn, 21, Romeo, 18, 15-year-old Cruz and nine-year-old Harper.

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