But as R succinctly put it, he is not the brightest spark in the fire. You may have seen the report from London's Daily Mail and we all know what a trustworthy paper that is, but if true, oh dear, the poor love. Here is an extract.
"Their homework is so hard these days. I sat down with Brooklyn the other day - and I was like, 'Victoria, maybe you should do the homework tonight'," Beckham told the Mail on Sunday newspaper.
"I think it was maths, actually. It's done totally differently to what I was teached when I was at school, and you know, I was like, 'Oh my God, I can't do this'.Oh Dave, what I could have teached you.
But seriously, I don't like the mickey taken out of people for their lack of education. Pity I just did in a way.