Victoria Beckham: David and I have had ups and downs

30 November 2013 / 2 years 10 months ago

Victoria Beckham admits she and husband David have had "ups and downs" in their marriage.

The singer-turned-fashion designer has been married to David for 14 years and she says they've had to endure their fair share of tribulations like any other couple but they have always had respect for one another.

Speaking in the new issue of Paris Vogue magazine, she said: "David and I have been through so much together. We've had our ups and downs but we're so proud of each other."

Victoria - who has guest edited this issue of the magazine - has been the biggest supporter of her husband David's soccer career and she has felt privileged to enjoy his sporting successes with him and their children, Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 12, Cruz, nine, and two-year-old Harper.

The 39-year-old star added: "We have always been - and I include the children in this - amazingly happy about the success David has achieved. All those matches where we stood cheering on the terraces."

David, 38, retired from soccer in May after winning the Ligue 1 title in France with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).

His illustrious career included trophy-laden spells at Manchester United, Real Madrid, Los Angeles Galaxy and A.C. Milan and he also captained the English national side.

David Beckham supports his wife Victoria while she's working by making tea.

The retired soccer star claims he is always willing to help his acclaimed fashion designer spouse when she is busy working on her fashion empire and often finds himself on tea duty.

Quizzed about his involvement in his wife's fashion line, he said: "I am involved in the fact that I say, 'Do you need a cup of tea while you're working on that dress?' I'm good at tea!"

As well as plying Victoria, 39, with hot beverages as she works, David admits his own tea preferences could be considered "weird" because he chooses not to pour milk in his cup.

The 38-year-old hunk also revealed the couple have perfected a routine when it comes to jetting between their homes in London and Los Angeles with their four kids - Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 12, Cruz, nine, and two-year-old Harper - and says he dresses for comfort on long flights, while Victoria always looks "immaculate".

He told BBC News: "We're very organised. The nappy bag is my job. Victoria always walks with two of the boys and I'm always carrying Harper, of course, and I've got one of the other boys. They're amazing. They really are amazing."

The heavily-tattooed athlete added that he has no regrets about his various inkings and is even open to having more work done.

He said: "Maybe, maybe ... I have quite a few as it is. But, you know why I don't regret them? Because every one of them has a meaning."

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