Wills texts congratulations to best pal Becks on 4th child news

Last Updated: Jan 17, 2011, 15:18 PM IST

London: Prince William was so happy and excited to hear that footballer David Beckham is expecting his fourth child that he sent his congratulations by text.

Wills, 28, has been President of the Football Association since 2006 and became friends with Becks, 35, during his 58-match stretch as England captain.

“William and David get on like a house on fire and Wills was made up for the Beckhams when he heard they were pregnant,” a daily quoted a source as saying.

“He was so thrilled for the couple he decided to pop David a quick text just to congratulate them.

“Becks sent an almost instant reply thanking him and asking about his wedding plans,” the source revealed.