David Beckham's 40th Birthday Captured In 7 Great Photos

David Beckham kept us well informed of his 40th birthday celebrations over the weekend.

David Beckham birthday
David Beckham birthday
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David Beckham kept us well informed of his 40th birthday celebrations over the weekend.

David Beckham's 40th birthday celebrations were always going to be epic. And, from the private jet and luxury 5* resort in Marrakech to a visit from the Spice Girls and magician David Blaine (we know, right... weird), Golden Balls celebrated his milestone in style and, most importantly, surrounded by friends and family.

Here is the story of David Beckham's 40th birthday, as captured by Instagram...

The location

David and Victoria Beckham chose the 5* resort of Amanjena on the outskirts of Marrakech for his 40th birthday. Only the best for our Becks, eh?

The private jet

Though Easyjet does do a very reasonably priced flight to Marrakech, only a private charter would do on this most special of occasions. Fancy.

The presents

If it's birthday presents David Beckham wants, it's presents David Beckham gets. Lots of them. Just look at that gift-laden table. A special shout-out goes to whoever used the watermelon wrapping paper #inspo.

The cake

Two birthday cakes? TWO. We've seen it all now.

The guests

As you would expect, David's nearest and dearest made the special trip to Marrakech, including nearly all the Spice Girls (poor show, Mel B), Eva Longoria, Tana and Gordon Ramsay, plus Beckham's longtime pal, Dave Gardner along with his movie star girlfriend, Liv Tyler. But the award to most random guest of the weekend goes to Vanessa Feltz.

The hardcore partiers

A good time was had by all, especially David's family who didn't see their beds. Joanne Beckham posted a pic of her and the Beckham clan (plus magician David Blaine) on their way home at 7am. Wild.

The hangover

We think David may have discovered the best hangover cure ever: Being pampered by little Harper Beckham. He posted the snap of her playing with his hair, an wrote: 'Someone is trying to make daddy feel pretty today after a heavy night.'

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