David Beckham: Star plants a loving kiss on birthday boy Romeo"s head as his son joins him on the pitch in LA


Fatherly love: Becks plants an affectionate kiss on birthday boy Romeo's head as his son joins him on the pitch in LA

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15:16 GMT, 2 September 2012

A famously devoted father to his brood of four, David Beckham made a special fuss of birthday boy Romeo as he celebrated turning 10 by joining his father on the pitch in California.

Wearing an LA Galaxy kit to match his dad's, the growing resemblance between Romeo and his famous father was clear to see.

The smiling youngster waved to the crowds as he strode the pitch hand in hand with proud papa David, watched from the stands by brothers Brooklyn and Cruz.

Affection: Becks plants a loving kiss on birthday boy Romeo's head at the match between LA Galaxy and the Vancouver Whitecaps in California

Affection: Becks plants a loving kiss on birthday boy Romeo's head at the match between LA Galaxy and the Vancouver Whitecaps in California

Romeo's big brother Brooklyn and younger brother Cruz were with some pals in a special box in the stands, where Gordon Ramsay's wife Tana was keeping an eye on the youngsters.

The Ramsays are close family friends of the Beckhams, and Tana had brought her own daughter along to see Romeo take to the pitch ahead of the LA Galaxy match against the Vancouver Whitecaps.

An unlikely football fan was also spotted in the stands alongside the Beckham and Ramsay clans; Guns 'n' Roses rocker Slash.

Mum Victoria and baby sister Harper Seven had apparently decided to leave the boys to their manly bonding over the football game, as they were nowhere in sight.

David was later seen limping off the field after injuring his ankle during the match.

Father-son bonding: David Beckham cuddles his son Romeo, who was wearing an LA Galaxy kit to match his dad's

Father-son bonding: David Beckham cuddles his son Romeo, who was wearing an LA Galaxy kit to match his dad's

A wave to the stands: Romeo's appearance on the pitch was watched from the stands by his brothers Brooklyn and Cruz

A wave to the stands: Romeo's appearance on the pitch was watched from the stands by his brothers Brooklyn and Cruz

Like father like son: With his LA Galaxy kit and quiffed hairstyle, Romeo looked like a mini version of his father

Like father like son: With his LA Galaxy kit and quiffed hairstyle, Romeo looked like a mini version of his father

Proud parent: Becks places a protective arm around his son's shoulders on the pitch

Proud parent: Becks places a protective arm around his son's shoulders on the pitch

Future comedian Cruz Beckham (left) kept Tana Ramsay and her daughter entertained in the stands

Future comedian Cruz Beckham (left) kept Tana Ramsay and her daughter entertained in the stands

Proud supporters: Cruz sat alongside Tana Ramsay, who brought her own daughter along to watch the match

Proud supporters: Cruz sat alongside Tana Ramsay, who brought her own daughter along to watch the match

Big brother is watching: Brooklyn and friends watched Romeo's appearance on the pitch from the stands

Big brother is watching: Brooklyn and friends watched Romeo's appearance on the pitch from the stands

Familiar face: Birthday boy rejoined his pals in the box, where Guns 'n' Roses guitarist Slash was also sitting

Familiar face: Birthday boy rejoined his pals in the box, where Guns 'n' Roses guitarist Slash was also sitting