That summer, he became public enemy number one after being sent off in England’s World Cup quarter final clash with Argentina.Rumours abounded that he was set to quit the UK due to the backlash. In their early days the couple's star status quickly rose - thanks in part to their penchant for appearing at showbiz parties in matching outfits.They released a single white dove when they got married.28. They changed into matching purple outfits by the end of the party. And although a christening is typically a Christian ceremony, the chapel had two Buddhist shrines at its entrance. In 2001, Victoria famously told Parkinson that she calls David "golden balls" at home.53. The couple split the school runs between them because their kids go to different schools. Victoria does 90 minutes of exercise at 6 a.m., six days a week. And their wedding cake was topped with naked figurines of themselves. And that, at football matches, the fans shout, "Posh Spice takes it up the arse."54. Once, David bought Victoria a winery in Napa Valley, California. But even though they're loaded, David and Victoria made Brooklyn work in a local café to make sure he developed a good work ethic.
That was an amazing time in our relationship." David got down on one knee and popped the question on January 25, 1998, slipping a 3-carat, marquise-cut sparkler from Boodle and Dunthorpe on Victoria's finger.The footballer ordered himself some serious bling too to mark the occasion too - a matching engagement band set with 96 diamonds. Shortly after announcing their engagement the couple celebrated their happy news with a romantic holiday in Marbella, Spain.But after a great start, that year turned out to be a difficult year for the midfielder.This means they'll be more inventive and creative, just like they were in the beginning.One night David spent the money on ingredients for a candlelit dinner, another night they just went bowling and had a great laugh." Read more: Stylish Harper Beckham (4) steals the show as mum Victoria launches latest collection at New York Fashion Week The friend adds that Victoria is also "very specific" about what she wants and is dedicated to "keeping the spark alive" in her marriage.