David and Victoria Beckham's relationship timeline in pictures

Danielle Fowler
Freelance Writer
David and Victoria Beckham are celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary today [Photo: Getty]

Today, one of the world’s most famous celebrity couples, David and Victoria Beckham, are celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary.

The former Spice Girl and legendary football player first stole the nation’s hearts when they declared their love for one and another outside of a hotel in Crewe back in 1998.

Fast forward to 2019 and the power couple have gone on to have four children together with a successful fashion business and two OBEs thrown into the mix - further cementing their status as the celebrity circuit’s reigning duo.

From a star-studded wedding complete with crowns to the couple’s status as Fashion Week fixtures, take a look back at David and Victoria Beckham’s relationship timeline in pictures.

January 1998

David and Victoria Beckham née Adams announced their engagement in 1998 [Photo: PA]

Almost a year after meeting at a charity football match, David and Victoria Beckham announce their engagement on January 25, 1998.

In celebration, the soon-to-be newlyweds posed for a photo call outside of their hotel in Crewe. Victoria Beckham famously told British Vogue that it was “love at first sight” when she caught eyes with future husband, David.

March 1999

Victoria brought along their first child, Brooklyn, to watch Manchester United take on Tottenham Hotspur in March, 1999 [Photo: PA]

Just months before they tied the knot, the couple welcomed their first son, Brooklyn Joseph Beckham.

July 1999

In one of the most famous A-list weddings of all time, David and Victoria Beckham said “I do” at Luttrellstown Castle just outside of Dublin on July 4, 1999.

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For the history-making ceremony, the former Spice Girl chose a Vera Wang gown and secured the couple’s title as the King of Queen of the celebrity world with a gold crown by jeweller Slim Barrett.

September 2002

David Beckham bagged himself a new fan when the couple welcomed their second son, Romeo, in 2002 [Photo: Getty]

The A-list couple welcomed their second son, Romeo James Beckham, on September 1, 2002.

November 2003

David Beckham received an OBE at Buckingham Palace on November 27, 2003 [Photo: Getty]

The Beckham clan relocated to Spain in 2003 after David signed for Real Madrid.

But the couple made sure to return to London briefly when the footballer player was honoured with an OBE.

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February 2005

Victoria Beckham brought her three sons along to Baden Baden for the 2006 World Cup [Photo: Getty]

David Beckham bagged himself a new football fan when the couple welcomed their third child, Cruz Beckham, on February 20, 2005.

Here, Victoria is pictured with two of her three sons during the famous 2006 World Cup quarter final in Baden Baden, Germany.

September 2008

The power couple further cemented their fashion status with the launch of 'Beckham Signature' [Photo: Getty]

In a move which further pushed ‘Brand Beckham’, fans could even smell like the celebrity duo thanks to the launch of their debut fragrance.

January 2009

The power couple posed for a Emporio Armani 2009/2010 lingerie campaign [Photo: Getty]

In case anyone needed reminding that David and Victoria Beckham are fashion’s most powerful couple - they became the faces of a Emporio Armani 2009/2010 lingerie campaign.

April 2011

David and Victoria Beckham at the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's 2011 nuptials [Photo: Getty]

It’s no secret that the Beckham clan have a friendly relationship with Princes Harry and William so fans were pleased to see the couple attend the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s nuptials in 2011.

Victoria Beckham was pregnant with the couple’s fourth child, Harper Beckham, at the time. The couple’s first daughter was born just three months later on July 10, 2011.

January 2017

The couple renewed their wedding vows in an intimate ceremony back in January 2017 with only six attendees on the guest list.

May 2018

David and Victoria Beckham famously bagged an invite to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's nuptials [Photo: Getty]

Adding another royal wedding to their name, David and Victoria Beckham also bagged a golden invitation to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s star-studded nuptials on May 19, 2018.

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For the ceremony held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, the designer wore a navy cape-sleeve dress by her eponymous label with punchy orange heels.

February 2019

The Beckham children join their father (and Anna Wintour) to cheer on Victoria Beckham [Photo: Getty]

To support their mother’s AW19 show during London Fashion Week, her children joined David Beckham (and none other than Anna Wintour) on the front row on February 17, 2019.

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