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The major way Brooklyn Beckham differs from his family

Brooklyn is unlike his siblings and parents

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Melanie Macleod
Melanie MacleodWellness Editor
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There's no denying that the Beckhams are a sporty family – David Beckham was a world-class footballer, while Victoria performs athlete-level workouts on a daily basis.

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Romeo followed in his dad's footsteps, playing football at a professional level, while Cruz is a keen surfer, as demonstrated in an impressive video posted by his parents this weekend. Even 11-year-old Harper is keen on sports, dabbling in tennis, hiking and swimming.

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Brooklyn Beckham, David and Victoria's oldest son, is the only family member who seems to have been born without a sporting streak.

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The 23-year-old, who got married earlier this year, did dabble in football when he was younger, but dropped out of the sport for an upsetting – yet relatable – reason.

"To try and live up to what my dad did in football, I was just like, that’s going to be a bit difficult," Brooklyn said of his decision to stop playing for Arsenal's youth team.

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Brooklyn Beckham is less sporty than his siblings

Speaking to Variety, the Beckham's firstborn explained his father wasn't upset about him giving up the sport.

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"My dad wasn’t sad, because he was like, I just want you to be happy. But of course, I was sad. It was my whole life since I was literally two," he told the magazine.

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Harper Beckham inherited her parents' love of sports

Luckily for David, their second son Romeo was keen to take over the family's football playing, signing to Inter Miami FC – owned in part by his dad.

Brooklyn has forged his own path, away from sport, preferring to dedicate himself to cooking and photography.

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