<div>The large guardian-angel tattoo is David’s first, which he got in 2000. The figure was originally without wings—Beckham didn’t want it to look “too cluttered”—but they were added later. </div>
<div>“Brooklyn,” on his lower back, is an obvious reference to his first son, Brooklyn Joseph, born in 1999. The placement below the watchful gaze of the guardian angel is purposeful.</div>
<div>Romeo, for his second son, Romeo James, born in 2002. </div>
<div>Cruz, for his third son, Cruz David, born in 2005. </div>
<div>The phrase "Forever by Your Side" was added in 2007 to the bottom of the image of his wife, Victoria. </div>

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