The sportsman, who marked his brand new age today, took to various platforms, including Snapchat, where he shared heartfelt messages with fans.
Together, he was showered in love by wife Victoria, plus their four children: Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 15, Cruz, 13, and Harper, 6.
Naturally, Posh led the celebrations with a gushing post to her Instagram page.
Uploading an image of him with their children she added the caption: "Happy birthday to the best daddy! "We all love u so much!!! So many kisses from us all xxxx we miss u Brooklyn X."
The message quickly racked-up more than 500,000 'likes' from fans, who clearly appreciated the insight into the ex-footballer's festivities.