It's a girl for David and Victoria Beckham!

Updated: 2011-07-11 09:19


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It's a girl for David and Victoria Beckham!

British soccer player David Beckham (L) pats the stomach of his pregnant wife Victoria, as they attend the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton at London's Westminster Abbey, in this file photo on April 29, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

LOS ANGELES - Celebrity couple David and Victoria Beckham welcomed a new baby girl into the world on Sunday, adding a daughter to the three sons they already have in their growing family.

A representative for the family said the girl was born "happy and healthy" at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She arrived at 7:55 am on Sunday morning and weighed 3.46 kilograms.

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The Beckhams, who married in 1999 and whose celebrity is entrenched on both sides of the Atlantic, already have three boys: Brooklyn, 11, Romeo, 8, and Cruz, 5. And they "are excited to welcome their baby sister to the family," added the representative.

The family have yet to announce a name for the little girl, who was born the morning after Beckham scored directly from a corner kick to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire, extending his team's Major League Soccer unbeaten streak to 12 matches.

The 36-year-old Beckham captained England's national team from 2000 to 2006. He played for Manchester United and Spain's Real Madrid before moving to L.A. to join the Galaxy in 2007.

Thirty-seven-year-old Victoria Beckham found fame as a singer for 1990s girl band the Spice Girls and has since become a fixture of the fashion circuit.

Just days ago the LA Galaxy star posted a picture of his heavily pregnant wife on Facebook. Beneath the image - which appeared to show his wife sunbathing - Beckham wrote: "Took this pic of Victoria while she wasn't looking. She looks amazing, so close now to the baby being born!"