‘I wonder where you got that idea!’: Romeo Beckham, 18, channels dad David’s iconic noughties buzz cut as he debuts striking new platinum hairdo… and is playfully teased by the footballer

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Romeo Beckham took to Instagram from Josh Wood’s┬áLondon┬ásalon on Sunday to debut his brand new platinum blonde buzz cut.

The budding footballer, 18 – who looked typical trendy in a graphic T-shirt teamed with corduroy trousers – later shared a snap of himself sitting at a garden table while showing off his new look.

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Romeo’s dad David – who rocked an identical hairstyle in 2007 – was quick to poke fun at his son for copying him, writing: ‘Nice hair @romeobeckham I wonder where u got that idea from.’

David’s cheeky comment quickly racked up nearly 2000 likes, with one social media user noting: ‘Like his dad.’

Doting mum Victoria also gave her son’s new hairstyle the seal of approval, telling the teenager: ‘Wow! Love!’

Romeo has often copied his famous father’s hairstyles – back in May last year he wore his locks in braids as he spent time in lockdown with his family. 

This was a nod to David’s iconic 2003 look, with Romeo also sporting a man bun like his dad.  

Romeo’s girlfriend Mia Regan was also quick to assure him that she was a fan of his new look, leaving an emoji with a heart beneath his post.

The loved-up eighteen year olds celebrated their two-year anniversary this week, and both marked the milestone on social media.

Romeo posted a black-and-white image of himself cuddled up to his girlfriend, captioned with four love hearts.

Mia, meanwhile, shared a photo montage and a short video that she captioned: ‘2 years of NUFIN BUT LOVEEEE! Grate for u stink.’ [sic]

Mia uploaded a screengrab of a FaceTime call with Romeo followed by a hilarious snap of herself sleeping during a car ride with her boyfriend and his younger sister, Harper, nine.

As Mia snoozed, Harper – who is the youngest of David and Victoria Beckham’s four children – wrapped her arms around her big brother’s girlfriend while cheekily poking her tongue out.

In the final playful photo shared by Mia, she pretended to take a bite out of Romeo’s cheek while he grinned for the camera.

Romeo and Mia have been going strong since May 2019, with the pair going public in September that year.

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