The soccer superstar and his fashion designer wife were among the stars who heaped praise on the royal in a special video message, which was broadcast on U.K. TV on Tuesday (05Jun12) as the four-day jubilee celebrations drew to a close.
David spoke on behalf of the couple as he told the Queen, “I’d just like to say from us, me, Victoria, our family and the entire country, congratulations Your Majesty.”
Little Britain funnyman David Walliams also recorded a clip in which he joked about his charity swim across England’s River Thames.
He quipped, “Your Majesty, I just want to say thank you, and please invite me to Buckingham Palace. It doesn’t have to be after I swam the Thames again or anything, just have me round for tea.”
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair added, “Your Majesty, congratulations on 60 years of extraordinary service, dedication and commitment to our country. You can be immensely proud of what you and your family have achieved for us, and we are immensely proud of you.”
Meanwhile, current Prime Minister David Cameron said the Diamond Jubilee and upcoming Olympics Games showcased the “best of Britain” to the world, declaring, “These are two extraordinary events.”