David Beckham and wife Victoria hope to have another child, he said on Friday, only two months after the former Spice Girl gave birth to their fourth child.
"If we were lucky enough to have another one, it would be great," the 36-year-old said on The Ellen DeGeneres US television show, according to pre-broadcast excerpts cited by celebrity bible People magazine.
"We always spoke about having a big family. We love children. We are very blessed to have four healthy children so if one comes along that would be amazing," he added.
Victoria Beckham gave birth to the couple's first daughter, Harper Seven, at the Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles in July. She joined the Beckhams' three sons Brooklyn, 12, Romeo, 8, and Cruz, 6.
Her middle name reflected Beckham's obsession with the number seven - it was his number when he played for Manchester United. In addition she was born at 7:55 am, in the seventh month of the year, and weighed in at seven pounds, 10 ounces (3.5 kilos).
Talk show host DeGeneres noted that, with a fifth child, the family would be seven strong.
"What can I say?" Beckham responded. "I love the number seven."
Former England captain David and Posh Spice-turned fashion designer Victoria, 37, married in 1999 and live in Los Angeles where he plays for LA Galaxy.