First Chelsea, now PSG! Brooklyn Beckham joins dad David in training as his fledgling football career receives another boost
17:06 GMT, 19 February 2013
17:52 GMT, 19 February 2013
With his famous father, Brooklyn Beckham was always going to get his foot in the door at Europe's top clubs.
But, just a month after Sportsmail revealed he had a trial at Chelsea, David Beckham's son got another chance to impress today by joining his dad in training at Paris Saint-Germain.
Brooklyn was on the Under 14 roster at the LA Galaxy academy while his dad played in California, and is approaching the age when top clubs will be able to make a call on his prospects of reaching the top.
That's my boy: David Beckham (centre) took son Brooklyn (below) into training with him on Tuesday
And Sportsmail revealed last month that Brooklyn had a trial at Chelsea's state-of-the-art training ground.
Beckham on trial at Chelsea! But it's not the superstar former England captain… it's his son Brooklyn
Read how Sportsmail broke the exclusive story of Brooklyn Beckham's trial at Cobham
Players and parents were stunned to
see Beckham on the touchline at Cobham, but he was there not for talks
with Chelsea and instead went to watch his
son in a low-key academy game aimed at giving him a taste of English
football at junior level.
If any of Beckham's sons – Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz, who are on half-term holiday from their new school in London – do make the grade, it will not be the first father-and-son combination to
play top-class football. Other father-and-son professionals include Teddy and Charlie Sheringham; Mark Chamberlain and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain; Arnor and Eidur Gudjohnsen and Johan and
Building fitness: Beckham is preparing for his PSG debut after joining the French giants in January
Seeing red: PSG crashed to defeat at lowly Sochaux on Sunday and saw their lead in Ligue 1 cut
Beckham Snr, meanwhile, was looking to build up his match fitness, with his PSG debut still on hold following his move to the French big-spenders on January transfer deadline day.
The former England captain, who is looking to win the league championship in a fourth different country, started full training with PSG last week and has not played a competitive match since his last appearance for the Los Angeles Galaxy in December.
He is likely to make his bow for Carlo Ancelotti's side at home against title rival Marseille on February 24. PSG hosts Marseille again three days later in the French Cup.
PSG saw their lead at the top of the Ligue 1 standings slashed in half after they suffered a surprise 3-2 defeat at lowly Sochaux on Sunday while nearest challengers Lyon thrashed Bordeaux 4-0 away from home.