David Beckham shows support for NHS in new video

‘Thank you for everything you do every day’: David Beckham shows support for NHS in new video as his daughter Harper, 8, draws a rainbow for the health service on its 72nd anniversary

He and his wife Victoria Beckham have shown their undying support for the NHS throughout lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

And David Beckham continued to show appreciation for the healthcare service on its 72nd anniversary on Sunday as he uploaded a video thanking medical workers. 

The football legend, 45, said: ‘I just want to say happy birthday NHS. Thank you for everything that you do today and every day.’ 

Support: David Beckham continued to show appreciation for the healthcare service on its 72nd anniversary on Sunday as he uploaded a video thanking medical workers

Earlier in the day his wife, Victoria, 46, showed how thankful she is for the NHS as she uploaded a touching video of her daughter. 

In the video, Harper, eight, was seen drawing a ‘multicolour rainbow’ on the window of their family home. 

The fashion designer, 46, filmed sweet Harper creating her imaginative rainbow and saying: ‘I’m doing a multicolour rainbow for the NHS because they keep everyone safe and it’s their birthday.’ 

Grateful: Earlier in the day his wife, Victoria, 46, showed how thankful she is for the NHS as she uploaded a touching video of her daughter

Victoria captioned the adorable video: ‘Today marks the 72nd anniversary of NHS England. And we couldn’t be more grateful to them, as well as all of the key workers that have helped us get through the last few months. 

‘We’ll be clapping tonight at 5pm to show our thanks and hope you will too. 

‘Happy birthday NHS!’ 


Creative: In the video, Harper, eight, was seen drawing a ‘multicolour rainbow’ on the window of their family home

‘We want to show how thankful we are’: On Thursday Victoria uploaded an image of portraits of NHS workers

There will be a nationwide clap of appreciation om Sunday evening at 5pm and a WWII Spitfire with ‘Thank U NHS’ painted on its underside will fly over hospitals across the country. 

The nation will clap to show its thanks for the service, in what is hoped will become a yearly tradition. 

On Thursday, the mother of four uploaded an image of portraits of NHS workers captured by Rankin, she wrote: ‘This weekend marks the 72nd anniversary of @nhsengland and this Sunday.

‘We’ll be clapping at 5pm to show how thankful we are. Love these portraits by @rankinartchive of key NHS workers xx vb.’ (sic) 

Cruz Beckham, 15, today took to Instagram to upload two edgy pictures of him bathed in blue and green light. 

The teenager took the snaps in front of his full length mirror, which had a rainbow drawn on it, with one hand up his shirt. 


Edgy: Cruz Beckham, 15, today took to Instagram to upload two edgy pictures of him bathed in blue and green light

He went for a casual look in tracksuit bottoms and a baggy t-shirt.  

Back in April, Victoria Beckham FaceTimed nurses who were working at King’s Hospital in London with Harper.

And she did the same again just a week later  as she admitted she felt ‘humbled’ by their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.

Honoured: Victoria spent time talking to NHS staff back in April, as she admitted she felt ‘humbled’ by their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic

Victoria revealed she had spoken to two different groups of medical staff in the UK, including a team in Scotland. 

And she shared snippets of their conversation with her 28.2 million fans on Instagram, and urged them to listen to the advice given by the NHS staff.  

She penned alongside the videos: ‘Yesterday I had the humbling opportunity to speak to 2 NHS teams in different parts of the UK.

Thank you: She revealed she had spent time talking to two different groups of medical staff in the UK, including a team in Scotland

‘I have posted parts of the conversation on IGTV. Please have a look and listen to what they are saying. 

‘They are so inspiring and we all need to do our part in staying home and helping these incredible workers and their colleagues on the frontline x VB.’

During their conversation, the doctors and nurses urged viewers to stay safe at home while they took care of patients in hospital. 

The Beckhams led the stars in the nationwide 8pm applause for the NHS and key workers that happened every Thursday at the beginning of lockdown.  

Victoria took to Instagram to share a video of husband David, 44, sons Romeo, 17, and Cruz, 15, and their daughter Harper clapping outside their home.

She wrote atop of the video: ‘In isolation, someone has to be cameraman. Thank you as every week to our NHS and all the frontline workers continuing to fight for all of us. We are so grateful xx’. 

Listen up! The mother-of-four shared snippets of their conversation with her 28.2 million fans on Instagram, and urged them to listen to the advice given by the NHS staff

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