David Beckham treated his son Brooklyn to ''the best pizza'' in New York City on Wednesday (08.11.17).

The 42-year-old retired footballer reunited with his eldest lad, 18, who is studying photography in the Big Apple, and admitted he has ''missed'' being around the teenager all the time.

He shared a selfie with Brooklyn on his Instagram Stories, on which he wrote: ''I've missed this face,'' and drew an arrow pointing to his boy.

David also posted a picture of the pair embracing while wearing matching coats at New York City pizzeria Lucali.

He added the caption: ''Just relaxing after eating the best pizza in NYC @lucali_bk .. We don't look happy at all lol (sic)''

In the comments, David's wife Victoria Beckham - who also has kids Romeo, 15, Cruz, 12, and Harper, six, with the former England captain - wrote: ''I miss u!! Wish I was there too!! X kisses!! (sic)''

In another Instagram Story post, he shared pictures of several glasses of red wine at the restaurant.

David's reunion with Brooklyn comes just days after he admitted being ''concerned'' about Brooklyn heading to university overseas.

He said: ''When you have children - young children and older children going to university in America - you are of course concerned and worried.''

The former footballer also admitted to being nervous about how the current political climate will impact his children.

He said: ''What are their lives going to be like? That's my main concern.''

Victoria has previously revealed she got emotional after Brooklyn headed to New York.

She said: ''I'm still crying, Brooklyn's moved to New York, he's 18, and I haven't stopped crying. I miss him so much, so much.''