David and Victoria Beckham celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS

David and Victoria Beckham have led the stars in the latest Clap For Carers to mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS.

The power couple were joined by all four of their children on Sunday night to commemorate the landmark anniversary.

In a video uploaded to Instagram, David knelt on the ground as Brooklyn, Harper, Romeo, Cruz and Victoria huddled around him.   

Celebration: Earlier in the day Victoria had shared a video of Harper drawing a pink rainbow on to a window alongside a caption that read: 'Today marks the 72nd anniversary of @nhsenglandldn and we couldn't be more grateful to them'

Celebration: Earlier in the day Victoria had shared a video of Harper drawing a pink rainbow on to a window alongside a caption that read: 'Today marks the 72nd anniversary of @nhsenglandldn and we couldn't be more grateful to them'

Celebration: Earlier in the day Victoria had shared a video of Harper drawing a pink rainbow on to a window alongside a caption that read: ‘Today marks the 72nd anniversary of @nhsenglandldn and we couldn’t be more grateful to them’

Earlier in the day Victoria had shared a video of Harper drawing a pink rainbow on to a window alongside a caption that read: ‘Today marks the 72nd anniversary of @nhsenglandldn and we couldn’t be more grateful to them, as well as all the key workers who have helped us get past the last few months.

‘We will be clapping tonight at 5pm to show our thanks and hope you will too. 

‘Happy Birthday NHS! #NHSBirthday #ThankYouNHS.’ 

Other famous faces to mark the occasion included Myleene Klass and Rita Ora.

Myleene, 42, shared a video to her story as she stepped out on her doorstep with ten-month-old Apollo in her arms alongside a caption that read: ‘Happy Birthday NHS.’ 

Showing support: Other famous faces to mark the occasion included Myleene Klass and Rita Ora

Showing support: Other famous faces to mark the occasion included Myleene Klass and Rita Ora

Sweet: Myleene, 42, shared a video to her story as she stepped out on her doorstep with ten-month-old Apollo in her arms alongside a caption that read: 'Happy Birthday NHS'

Sweet: Myleene, 42, shared a video to her story as she stepped out on her doorstep with ten-month-old Apollo in her arms alongside a caption that read: 'Happy Birthday NHS'

Showing support: Other famous faces to mark the occasion included Myleene Klass and Rita Ora

Rita also marked the 72nd birthday of the NHS with a heartfelt tribute to mum Vera who has been working as a nurse amid the coronavirus crisis.

The singer, 29, took to Instagram on Sunday with a snap of her 56-year-old mum ahead of the latest Clap For Carers celebration.  

She uploaded the photo alongside a caption that read: ‘Happy 72nd birthday to the @nhswebsite!!‬

‘‪Thank you to all NHS workers for your incredible service during Covid-19 and beyond. I’ll be joining at 5pm to celebrate all NHS workers past and present so proud of you mum!!! @veraora.’

NHS hero: Rita also marked the 72nd birthday of the NHS with a heartfelt tribute to mum Vera who has been working as a nurse amid the coronavirus crisis

NHS hero: Rita also marked the 72nd birthday of the NHS with a heartfelt tribute to mum Vera who has been working as a nurse amid the coronavirus crisis

NHS hero: Rita also marked the 72nd birthday of the NHS with a heartfelt tribute to mum Vera who has been working as a nurse amid the coronavirus crisis

Thankful: She uploaded the photo alongside a caption that began: 'Happy 72nd birthday to the @nhswebsite!!¿'

Thankful: She uploaded the photo alongside a caption that began: 'Happy 72nd birthday to the @nhswebsite!!¿'

Thankful: She uploaded the photo alongside a caption that began: ‘Happy 72nd birthday to the @nhswebsite!!‬’

Dozens of households up and down the country joined the latest Clap For Carers including Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer. 

Speaking ahead of the tribute, the Prince of Wales said he hoped the event would become an annual tradition.

He said: ‘The current pandemic means that the NHS – and the entire country – has been through the most testing time in the service’s history.

‘Our remarkably selfless nurses, doctors, paramedics and countless other staff have made costly sacrifices to provide treatment for more than a hundred thousand patients with coronavirus and thousands more who needed other care.

‘And, in tribute to them, we have come together as a nation to thank them for their skill, professionalism and dedication.’

Together: Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Annemarie Plas, founder of Clap For Our Carers, outside 10 Downing Street, London, joined the applause to salute the NHS's 72nd birthday

Together: Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Annemarie Plas, founder of Clap For Our Carers, outside 10 Downing Street, London, joined the applause to salute the NHS's 72nd birthday

Together: Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Annemarie Plas, founder of Clap For Our Carers, outside 10 Downing Street, London, joined the applause to salute the NHS’s 72nd birthday

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