David Beckham shows appreciation for birthday wishes as he poses with ...

He celebrated his 47th birthday on Sunday.

And David Beckham thanked his family for helping him enjoy his day as he posed with a footballing doppelgänger made entirely out of balloons.

The former and England legend took to Instagram on Tuesday to show his appreciation for his birthday wishes and also revealed that his mum had sent him his beloved pie and mash for dinner.

Lookalike: David Beckham thanked his family for helping him celebrate his 47th birthday on Sunday as he poses with a footballing figure made out of balloons on Instagram on Tuesday

Lookalike: David Beckham thanked his family for helping him celebrate his 47th birthday on Sunday as he poses with a footballing figure made out of balloons on Instagram on Tuesday

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In his thank you post, David sipped on a drink from a bright pink flamingo straw as he posed in the snap, sporting a white T-shirt. 

He held the hand of his balloon figure, who was wearing a pink and black Inter Miami strip - the club David successfully co-founded in 2018.  

He penned: 'Thanks for all the birthday messages over the weekend from me and my new mate. 'Thank you to my beautiful family for making it so special @victoriabeckham @brooklynbeckham @romeobeckham @cruzbeckham'.

The father-of-four then took to his Instagram Stories to share a snap of him enjoying another celebratory drink. 

Yum!  He revealed that his mum had sent him his beloved pie and mash for dinner

Yum!  He revealed that his mum had sent him his beloved pie and mash for dinner

Tipple: The father-of-four then took to his Instagram Stories to share a snap of him enjoying another celebratory drink

Tipple: The father-of-four then took to his Instagram Stories to share a snap of him enjoying another celebratory drink

Grateful: David posed next to the figure and wrote: 'Thanks for all the birthday messages over the weekend from me and my new mate'

Grateful: David posed next to the figure and wrote: 'Thanks for all the birthday messages over the weekend from me and my new mate'

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David shielded his eyes from the Floridian sun in a pair of sunglasses as he held a wine glass to his lips and posed in front of water in the snap.  He captioned the picture, which he shared with his 66.1m followers: 'Birthday buttery

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