'Loving Country House Secrets!': David Beckham, 42, shows his appreciation for Mary Berry... after the TV chef, 82, flirted up a storm with him on The One Show

They made a charismatic yet unlikely duo when they appeared on The One Show together earlier this month, delighting viewers by exchanging some flirtatious banter.

And David Beckham was showing his appreciation for the TV chef, 82, when he took to his Instagram stories to praise her latest programme.

The retired footballer, 42, made the surprising revelation that he was a big fan of Mary Berry's Country House Secrets, which sees the culinary whiz tour the UK's greatest stately homes and whip up some traditional dishes.

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Unlikely fan: David Beckham was showing his appreciation for Mary Berry when he took to his Instagram stories to praise her latest cooking programme

Unlikely fan: David Beckham was showing his appreciation for Mary Berry when he took to his Instagram stories to praise her latest cooking programme

Engrossed: The retired footballer, 42, made the surprising revelation that he was a big fan of Mary Berry's Country House Secrets, which sees the culinary whiz tour the UK's greatest stately homes and whip up some traditional dishes

Engrossed: The retired footballer, 42, made the surprising revelation that he was a big fan of Mary Berry's Country House Secrets, which sees the culinary whiz tour the UK's greatest stately homes and whip up some traditional dishes

Beckham posted a snapshot of his Wednesday night viewing, captioned 'Loving Mary Berry's Country House Secrets'.

Somewhat out of character, the father-of-four completed the social media post with a sweet love heart.??

Mary seemingly lost her composure when she found herself seated next to hunky?David?during her appearance The One Show earlier this montyh.?

The former Great British Bake Off host cooed over the retired footballer when he revealed he loves to cook for his family - wife Victoria and children Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 14, Cruz, 12, and Harper, 6.?

Giddy: Earlier this month, Mary seemingly lost her composure when she found herself seated next to hunky David on The One Show

Giddy: Earlier this month, Mary seemingly lost her composure when she found herself seated next to hunky David on The One Show

He said: 'I love cooking. I lived in Milan for about 11 months, and I had quite a relaxed schedule with the team so, in the afternoons, I used to go and take a culinary course for five months. The kids loved pasta.'

'Victoria's got jolly lucky, hasn't she?', Mary replied with a big grin.

Mary then revealed that her family were passionate about sport - much like David's own.

Family man: The former Great British Bake Off host cooed over the retired footballer when he revealed he loves to cook for his family
Family man: The former Great British Bake Off host cooed over the retired footballer when he revealed he loves to cook for his family

Family man: The former Great British Bake Off host cooed over the retired footballer when he revealed he loves to cook for his family

Dapper chap: The star was dressed to impress in a smart suit for his appearance?

Dapper chap: The star was dressed to impress in a smart suit for his appearance?

'My grandchildren are very sporty. They love the outside, in all weather!', the culinary guru said.

Viewers at home went wild for the TV segment, enthusing how sweet it was to see Mary flirting with David.

One fan joked, 'Just watched the One Show. Mary Berry there, eyeing up David Beckham like a lioness eyeing up a wildebeest', while another posted, 'Watching Mary Berry swoon over David beckham on the one show is absolute tv goals #theoneshow #whataman'.

So much in common: Mary revealed that her family were passionate about sport - much like David's own

So much in common: Mary revealed that her family were passionate about sport - much like David's own

A third posted: 'Watching Mary Berry swoon over David beckham on the one show is absolute tv goals #theoneshow #whataman'.

Another claimed David was the one doing all the flirting, sharing, 'The way David Beckham is looking at Mary Berry on the one show is too much Watch out @victoriabeckham'.? ?

David was putting in an appearance on The One Show to discuss his role as an UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

The star made a surprise visit to Kentish Town C of E Primary School in London to celebrate World Children’s Day.

One fan joked: 'Just watched the One Show. Mary Berry there, eyeing up David Beckham like a lioness eyeing up a wildebeest'

One fan joked: 'Just watched the One Show. Mary Berry there, eyeing up David Beckham like a lioness eyeing up a wildebeest'

Dream team: Viewers at home went wild for the TV segment, enthusing how sweet it was to see Mary flirting with David

Dream team: Viewers at home went wild for the TV segment, enthusing how sweet it was to see Mary flirting with David

During the visit, David met pupils aged between five and 11 from the student council to discuss the issues that affect them most such as their right to feel valued, listened to and respected.?

The sporting legend then treated the children to an impromptu game of football in the playground of the North London school.

Kentish Town Primary School is a Level Two Rights Respecting School, an initiative run by Unicef UK which supports schools to place the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child at the heart of their ethos. It empowers pupils to realise their own rights and develop every child’s talents and abilities to their full potential.??

David has been a long standing supporter of UNICEF since playing with Manchester United and became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2005. I

In 2015, his tenth year with Unicef, he launched 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund to help protect children in danger. David is working with Unicef to ensure that world leaders put children first and agree new development goals that will help end violence, preventable death and poverty for every child.

Slicked back: Beckham pulled his hair back in a low bun?

Slicked back: Beckham pulled his hair back in a low bun?

Selfie time: The Voice host and David posed up a storm behind the scenes?

Selfie time: The Voice host and David posed up a storm behind the scenes?

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