By BEN TODD and ANDREA MAGRATH
Wedding guests: David and Victoria Beckham, accompanied by their three sons, arrived at LAX today for their flight to the UK
Yesterday he was so excited about his Royal wedding invitation that he posted a video on Facebook to talk about it.
And now David Beckham is en route to London for the big day.
The footballer, who has been given special permission by his U.S. club the Los Angeles Galaxy to attend the event on Friday, arrived at LAX airport this afternoon with wife Victoria and their three children.
Excited: David Beckham took to his Facebook page to discuss his feelings over the impending Royal Wedding
David, who turns 36 next week, and Victoria, 37, are bringing their three sons Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz with them for the trip home, but their children are not invited to the wedding.
Just yesterday David discussed his excitement ahead of his friend Prince William's wedding to Kate Middleton.
What to wear? Victoria, with eldest son Brooklyn, is expected to be at the top of 'best dressed' lists
The couple received their invitation after David became close to Prince William when they worked on England’s ill-fated World Cup 2018 bid together.
Beckham spoke of his joy at the event in a video posted on his Facebook page.
He said: ‘I think a Royal Wedding, it’s amazing. It really is amazing. Our country needs it. Our country wants it. The British public love the Royal Family.’
Beckham went on: ‘I was brought up around the Royal Family and around loving the Royal Family with my granddad, with my nan.
Friends: The footballer became close to Prince William when they worked on England’s ill-fated World Cup 2018 bid together last year
Royalists: David explains that his family are fans of the Royal family and he took his grandparents to Buckingham Palace when he received his OBE in 2003