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When 'shy' David Beckham didn't talk to Victoria

Updated: Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 17:46 [IST]

When 'shy' David Beckham didn't talk to Victoria
Los Angeles: Retired celebrity footballer David Beckham insists his wife Victoria Beckham is "just as beautiful today" as when they first met 16 years ago at a Manchester United match. He also reveals how he was very shy to strike a conversation with her initially.

David, who married Victoria in July 1999, said: "I was playing with Manchester United against Chelsea in London, and she came down with my manager. I was very shy so I introduced myself and left."

"I kind of was disappointed that I didn't talk to her a bit more, but then the next week she came back for another game, then it was my chance and I got her number. Victoria's still just as beautiful today, I'm not sure that's the case with me," contactmusic.com quoted David as saying.

David Beckham started dating Victoria Adams after she attended a Manchester United match in 1997. Since both were at the peak of the career at the moment, their relationship attracted a great deal of media attention. He proposed to her on 24 January 1998 in a restaurant in Cheshunt, England.They married at Luttrellstown Castle in Ireland on 4 July 1999 and have four children - sons Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 10, and Cruz, eight, as well as 22-month-old daughter Harper. (IANS)

Topics: david beckham, victoria beckham
Story first published:  Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 9:54 [IST]
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