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David Beckham's mother is identical to this famous royal - did you spot it?

Fans couldn't believe their eyes

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Tania Leslau
Lifestyle Writer
10 March 2022
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We all know that David Beckham is football royalty, but it seems that the royal link extends beyond his sporting abilities. David recently shared a picture of his mother Sandra West and fans highlighted the uncanny resemblance between her and a famous royal.

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In a sweet Instagram post celebrating the important women in his life for International Women's Day, the father-of-four debuted an unseen throwback photo of his mother, who is the spitting image of Princess Diana.

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In the image, Sandra, now 73, is pictured cradling a newborn David. She is wearing a floral dress in shades of pink and orange with a white frill trim and is gazing lovingly down at her son.

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The biggest similarity fan noticed between the mother-of-three and Princess Diana? A fluffy blonde shag hairdo that was an eighties favourite.

sandra david beckham© Photo: Instagram

David shared the photo of his Princess Diana lookalike mother Sandra

David shared the images with his 71.3 million followers, alongside the caption: "So grateful to have such inspiring, loving and hard-working women in my life today and everyday. Happy International Women’s Day @sandra_beckham49 @victoriabeckham #HarperSeven #IWD.

david beckham sandra© Photo: Rex

David and Sandra have a close bond

Immediately, fans started drawing comparisons between Sandra and Diana. "Who else thought she was Princess Diana...?" commented one fan, while another penned: "David your mum looks like Princess Diana." A third added: "she looks like Princess Diana…" while a fourth agreed, saying: "Your mum @sandra_beckham49 looks like Princess Diana in the pic holding you as a baby," with a love heart emoji.

sandra david beckham mother© Photo: Instagram

David also shared this throwback photo of his mother

The Beckhams have been enjoying digging up archival family photos this week. Victoria surprised everyone on Thursday with a very rare throwback family photo from when she was a child.

The 47-year-old shared the wholesome photo to celebrate her own mother's birthday. She captioned the post: "Happy birthday @jackie.adams_! We all love you so so much!!!! So many kisses from us all (by the way… how cute was I?"

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We love a family of strong matriarchs!

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