Welcome to Twitter Brooklyn Beckham!

2015-05-08 18:00

Los Angeles - Brooklyn Beckham has joined Twitter.

The 16-year-old aspiring soccer player, the son of Victoria and David Beckham, has opened an account on the social networking site, just a week after his superstar dad joined Instagram.

Brooklyn has already gained more than 48 000 Twitter followers within hours of singing up.

Brooklyn - who will not return to Arsenal Hale End football academy next season - has only followed seven people. They include, his mother, Reese Witherspoon, Chloë Grace Moretz and four non-famous people.

Meanwhile, David has been enjoying Instagram hype and posted several photos on his 40th birthday in Morocco using "#DB40".

His latest photo posted on the photo sharing app is of their family bulldog Coco...

Coco just won't wake up for school

A photo posted by David Beckham (@davidbeckham) on

David - who endorses H&M's underwear range - now has over 5 million followers on Instagram within a week of opening his account, while Brooklyn has reached almost 3 million followers on his Instagram account.

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