In just 7 days, David Beckham breaks an Instagram record

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David Beckham Joins Instagram To Post Morocco Birthday Pics

May 2nd marked an incredible day for Brits. Not only was it the birth of the monarchy's second royal baby, but it's also the day that soccer star David Beckham became the newest member of Instagram.

In just seven short days, the retired footballer set the bar incredibly high. So high, that he is now the newest record holder for the world's fastest growing Instagram account. Although he is still a newcomer to the social media platform, Beckham managed to amass 5.6 million followers in under a week.

Looks like Brooklyn and Victoria have some major competition.

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In just 7 days, David Beckham breaks an Instagram record
Good morning and hello! It’s great to finally be on Instagram, been a long time coming but I can’t wait to start sharing all my special moments with you. Thank you for all your birthday messages so far. Looking forward to a great day with friends and family x
I feel very spoilt this morning! #DB40
#DB40
I feel a very lucky man #DB40
Here's a photo with @brooklynbeckham the real boss of the family! #DB40
Happy birthday dad. #DB40
Reached 1 mil on my mums birthday and 2 mil on my dads. Thank u guys so much #DB40
So excited to be spending this special day with David and the kids in Marrakech! Welcome to Instagram @DavidBeckham! x vb #DB40
So excited to be celebrating David's birthday x #DB40 x vb 🎂🎉🎁❤️✈️ x vb
Dinner in Mexico City
Great to see these shy and retiring ladies. Never a dull moment.
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