Are Victoria & David Beckham preparing to move their family back to England?

These are new photos of the family Beckham over the weekend. Victoria and daughter Harper Seven arrived on a flight from London to LA on Saturday, and then on the same day David Beckham played his last game (ever?) with the LA Galaxy. I don’t think Victoria and Harper made it in time to see the game, but it looks like David and Victoria’s three sons were on hand to watch their dad’s final LA game. They came on to the field after the Galaxy won and David hugged and kissed them and draped a Union Jack around his shoulders. It seems like David was emotional, as I think he probably really was. This isn’t for show… I believe that he probably has mixed feelings about leaving the Galaxy, mostly because I think he and his family were really, really happy living in LA.

But it doesn’t necessarily follow that David and his family are going to completely leave LA. We don’t really know what David’s next move will be, although there are significant rumors that it involves a move back to England. The Mail has some new theories:

They’re remaining tight-lipped about their plans for the future. But David and Victoria Beckham have set tongues wagging after they were reportedly spotting evening up properties in the exclusive Ham Common area of Richmond.

Sparking rumours that the world famous family are preparing to move back to Britain, Victoria has been visiting schools and potential homes. The footballer played his last game for LA Galaxy on Saturday, but is yet to reveal whether or not the family will be leaving the US. The family still have their £18 million mansion in Hertfordshire, but could be looking to add another UK property to their portfolio.

According to The People, the Beckhams are looking to set up home again in the UK, and it seems that Richmond could be the perfect place to do it. Victoria has reportedly already viewed a townhouse in the salubrious Ham Common area and is believed to be in the process of making an offer.

The 38-year-old fashion designer, who splits her time between the US and the UK, was also spotted having a tour of the nearby Harrodian School with her sons. The exclusive £6,000 a term school is best known for its famous alumni including Robert Pattinson, Tom Sturridge and Caggie Dunlop, so the Beckham boys certainly wouldn’t feel out of place.

Victoria might be swayed by the calibre of neighbours she would have in the upmarket area, which includes MP Zac Goldsmith and The Who guitarist Pete Townshend.

For his final match David was joined on the field by sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz who took part in the team presentation before the start of his Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup match. The footballer is believed to be returning to Europe to play for at least two seasons, but the family’s plans are yet to be announced.

[From The Mail]

If Victoria is checking out schools and looking at real estate in England, then that’s where they’re going now. That’s what she did when they came to LA – she came out first, bought a house and checked out the schools and everything, and then David and the kids moved out there a few months later. So… how do you feel about the Beckhams leaving America? I’m a little sad. I thought they liked it here.

Photos courtesy of Fame/Flynet and WENN.

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  1. The Wizz says:

    I thought they were moving to Australia – David is discussing playing for a team over here.

    • The Wizz says:

      Oh and that baby is so damn cute

    • Amelia says:

      I think the bookies have Australia as the most likely option, although I do wonder if that would cause problems for Posh. Doesn’t she do a lot of work out of LA/London/Italy?
      Apparently there are Monaco rumours floating about, as well. I’d love to live in the Med … nice and warm. Unlike today.
      And it’s only the Union Jack when it’s flown at sea :) Otherwise, just plain ‘ol Union Flag.
      Armed Forces family. What can you do? ^^

      • berry says:

        I only know its called a union jack at sea because of doctor who lol sad but true.

      • Cliff says:

        There’s no way he will move to AUS. Our league is minuscule and there’s no way any team would have a big enough budget to pay for him.

      • CC says:

        Not to be mean, but… Australia? It isn’t exactly a place you want to go to. In my field people only consider it if they can’t find any other job, but I’ve never heard of anyone who made it a career goal. It’s mostly the reverse, Australians wanting to leave Australia at whatever cost, they come to London to be bartenders, etc. The reverse hardly ever happens, people in the UK don’t leave the country for low grade work in Australia. and since the Beckams are from the UK, they are likely to perceive it that way

        So unless DB is somewhat desperate to keep his career going and there aren’t any other options (doubtful, he brings a lot of publicity), or if Australians throw in a king’s ransom, he won’t be there.

      • Amelia says:

        There’s actually been quite a recent eflux of skilled, trained workers leaving the UK and emigrating to Oz and N.Z in search of a better lifestyle and work because the jobs simply aren’t here at the moment.
        At Uni, moving to Oz was all some people ever talked about. It’s turned into quite an appealing option for some people – better climate (on the whole), better lifestyle, no EU – Whitehall are all in a tizz over it, trying to find a way to keep skilled workers over here.
        If I may ask, what field do you work in?

      • Shoe_Lover says:

        CC you may want to ask around a bit more. I’m Australian and I can tell you can’t swing a cat around here without hitting someone who has immigrated here from the UK or Ireland looking for a better lifestyle. Those Aussies over there working in pubs are doing a gap year. it’s a rite of passage to live a year or so in the UK which is why most tend bar because it’s an easy job with flexible hours that allow for heaps of travel.
        I also take exception at “low grade work” in Australia. do you think we are all jackaroos and jillaroos? because that’s just plain ignorance, most of us live in urban areas and a huge majority are in the corporate sector, myself included.
        Also, you know we have one of the best economies in the world ATM which makes us look very desirable

      • ali says:

        CC ~ ‘It isn’t exactly a place you want to go to’.

        What the hell? Have you even been here?

    • The Wizz says:

      Oh CC, what’s with the massive influx of trained workers from the UK to Australia at the moment then?

  2. marie says:

    such an adorable little girl, those cheeks-those shoes!! kinda sad there will be less pictures of her (totally selfish) but he fulfilled his commitment,maybe they’re moving back to focus on her career..

  3. Christine says:

    I would find them more interesting if they moved back to England. Their children are gorgeous, and Posh’s hair extensions are amazing. At least I think they’re extensions because she had short hair and then suddenly, long hair.

  4. ramona says:

    I live in Richmond!! I would love it if the Beckhams moved here. I would also like to submit an early application as an assistant, nanny, cook, tutor, whatever…

  5. epiphany says:

    Not surprised he’s leaving L.A. – soccer isn’t the obsession in the U.S. that it is in just about every other part of the world. Beckham was a god in the U.K., while here he was mostly gossip fidder.

    • Lilalis says:

      But he wouldn’t have been a god much longer, even if he had stayed. How old is he now, close to 40? Most soccer players are over their peak in their early thirties.

      So maybe he is retiring and they are moving to Europe for the benefit of Posh’s carreer.

  6. Harpreet says:

    Well, Posh revealed in an interview that her business is based in London and travels there all the time for work and family. Plus, David has been hinting about playing with some European clubs, I wouldn’t be surprised if they moved to LDN.

    • Raven says:

      I also read a few years’ back that he did not want the kids to lose their accents and I’m sure they’ve done a lot of this. He wants that little girl to learn to talk in England.

  7. pretty says:

    Look at their sons!! All freaking handsome. wow.

  8. Jess says:

    Beautiful happy family. Love them.

  9. Dani says:

    Their kids are too freaking gorgeous.

  10. Lem says:

    “reportedly spotting evening up properties”
    Would that be comparing? Measuring? Turning all the night lights on?
    Will England even take him back? let him play? I imagine he’d want to retire from the club’s there. Sooner, probably rather than later. Just realizing as America’s only recognised soccer player, he’s done very little if not nil, to set up a post play career. Here at least.

  11. Aileen says:

    That baby’s hair color is unreal! Pretty!

  12. aston martin says:

    Don’t hate me but I have to confess I didn’t read this whole entry because I HAD HAD HAD to scroll down and look at Harper Seven. I die. She’s the cutest thing.

  13. Jennifer says:

    Did the team drop him or did he quit? I don’t really follow soccer so I don’t know the protocol for that sort of thing.

    • duchess of hazard says:

      Beckham’s contract expired, and neither party (be it himself or the team he’s played for) chose to renew.

      In terms of post career, I know that he’s ruled out coaching and sportscasting (he sounds like Donald Duck, tbh), but he has a charity, so I think he’d develop that.

      • Christina says:

        Charity? Might be OK for their spare time, but the Beckhams are way, way too greedy to devote themselves full-time to charity.

        They’ll come up with yet another way to make yet more piles of cash – just wait and see.

  14. abby says:

    perhaps they want their kids to grow up in a more cultured and substantial manner than what the vapidness of LA has to offer. sure, the weather is great and lots to do outdoors but I’ve found that most of the people there have lost their edge because of this.

  15. roxy750 says:

    Say what you want about these two but the one thing I will say is this family has stayed together! Raising their the spotlight..So good for them. The boys are handsome and their little girl is adorable, of course.

  16. judyjudy says:

    They are a lovely family. That baby is delicious…I really hope she doesn’t grow up to be a spoiled brat. The boys seem well adjusted so I hope Harper is the same.

  17. Madriani's Girl says:

    Are Victoria & David Beckham preparing to move their family back to England?

    God, I hope so.

  18. aston martin says:

    I don’t want to redirect to another site, but there is a darling photo of David kissing his middle son while the littlest looks on. I hope it’s ok to post the link?

  19. Christina says:

    Is it just me who comes on to sites like this to get away from fawning over celebrity offspring, not to indulge in it?

    Harper’s an average looking baby who wakes up screaming in the night and whose nappies smell foul. If her parents were a teacher and a accountant, nobody would be ooh-ing and ahh-ing over her.

    • TrollyDolly says:

      Indeed. Fawning over babies is unutterably dull.

      • Christina says:

        Dull indeed.

        As the saying goes, children are like farts. You don’t mind your own, but everyone else’s are obnoxious. And yes, that also applies when the parents are a has-been footballer and a miserable fame ho who pretends to design frocks.

      • lrm says:

        speak for yourselves! I love other people’s children, as well as my own. I just enjoy babies and children, and always have. And I am not a conventional lifestyle person by any means, either….
        It’s a great asset when you are traveling, too: liking babies/kids-you get a lot more up close, personal interaction with folks, from villages to cities….

        But to each their own, just thought i’d add: I’ve never heard this saying about farts and children, nor do I subscribe to it. although, I do not enjoy all children-some are downright awful due to parental (lack of) influence.

  20. lrm says:

    I like that their children seem like regular kids, even with that lifestyle….
    and i read an interview with posh where she said that her ch ildren were ‘very polite, which I think is important’.

    Surprisingly, someone in her line of ‘work/lifestyle’, emphasizing values and manners?

    I like them as parents. Beautiful family. And I could care less about them as celebs. That little girl is sooo adorable, though,and the boys are good looking kids.

  21. Melissa says:

    Does Victoria ever spend time with her boys anymore? It seems like she’s always with Harper, and only Harper.

  22. jane says:

    you can go to just so many laker games. America is boring, period. Go check out London, and England.most FUN you will ever have. I’m stuck here for now$.
    if you haven’t gone, don’t bother with a stupid negative comment ok

    • thinkaboutit says:

      How can one compare London to “America?” Sorry but that is the dumbest thing I’ve read on the internet today. What is “America” to you? Is California the same as North Dakota? Or to break it down even more, is Staten Island the same as Manhattan? Have you been to ALL of “America?” since you tell us not to bother if we “haven’t gone.”

      Also, London is so boring. Signed, a happy and never bored Manhattanite.

    • Shoe_Lover says:

      maybe you need to try new things. I have travelled to America 3 times and boring is not a word I would use to describe your country.
      I’m a proud Aussie but I really love going to the USA because there is so much to do and I have always had a blast. A country that has Las Vegas, Manhattan, LA and New Orleans will never be boring in my book

  23. jane says:

    also…want to leave, no american accents for those kids, I’m sure!

  24. shewolf says:

    I just love their little family. Four kids! Four freaking kids! I dont know why she gets such a bad wrap for being vain and fussy… anyone who is like that wouldnt have four kids. I’ve had two and I did it at home all natural, totally earthy and hippie like but screw that. I am done with having babies for vanity reasons alone. They made such gorgeous kids too!

  25. emma says:

    Maybe it’s so Harper can be raised like a true English lady. :D

  26. Christopher says:

    Not surprising they are leaving. Victoria has said many times her children are British. I think they were getting a little too American for her taste. They will probably return to LA home for a few weeks this coming summer and then the house will be up for sale and their life will be back in Europe full time. The kids are cute but I think this is goodbye.
    Hard to get the title of Sir David Beckham living in LA.!!

  27. J7 says:

    The baby looks like the eldest son.
    Full stop.