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While they may enjoy a lavish lifestyle being brought up by multi-millionaire parents, David and Victoria Beckham’s kids do not have it completely easy.

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The offspring of the footballer and his fashion designer wife still have to earn their pocket money.

Father-of-four Beckham, who currently plays for LA Galaxy, said his children go without pocket money if they do not do their chores.

He said: “Without a doubt, they have to earn it.

“They have their chores. They have to put their plates in the dishwasher or make their bed in the morning - and if they don’t do it they don’t get their pocket money.”

What Beckham doesn’t reveal is how much pocket money his kids receive – it’s likely to be slightly higher than the average of £7.63 a week which youngsters in London get.

One little secret he does provide in his Father’s Day interview for BBC children’s bulletin Newsround is that he’s a bit of a dab hand with pasta sauce.

He said his children adore his cooking after he mastered a recipe while he on loan to AC Milan.

Beckham said: “I always cook for them. They love my bolognese because when I lived in Italy for a while, I went to a cooking school.”

It comes after his wife has repeatedly posted messages on Twitter about the goodies she has been cooking.

Beckham also said that they share the responsibilities of taking a tough line with the children where needed.

“Victoria’s the strict one to a point and after that I kind of take over. But we’re both kind of strict, we were brought up like that.”

However he said he was more of a soft touch if it came to letting the children stay up late to watch a football match.

“I let them stay up, but I’m not sure my wife would. You can’t take the kids away from penalties,” he said.

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