Victoria Beckham speaks out on 'embarrassing and hurtful' chant fans would sing to her at football matches
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The hotly-anticipated Beckham documentary is finally here, and it hasn't taken long for footie fans to get their teeth into the episodes.
In the synopsis, Netflix says: “The series takes you on that rollercoaster and builds a surprising, personal and definitive story of one of the most recognisable and scrutinised athletes of all time.”
David was taunted on and off the pitch by fans and remembers it being directed at his wife, too.
He says in the documentary: “Then they start singing songs about Victoria. There was one song which she will kill me for singing. Every football fan sang this song…”
And you might be able to guess what it was.
The camera then cuts to Victoria who says: “Posh Spice takes it up the a**e.
“Excuse my language, not very ladylike. But 75,000 people singing that, it’s embarrassing, it’s hurtful.”
The Spice Girl continues: “I remember sitting down and the lady sitting next to me turning to me, she said ‘do you want a polo?’ She didn’t know what to say! Do I want a Polo?
“What do you say when you’re sat next to someone and 75,000 people say you take it up the a**e! We did not know what to do, it felt like we were drowning.”
But while these crude chants may have hurt the former England star, it also motivated him.
He says: “As hard as it was looking up to the stands and seeing Victoria, it was the one thing that spurred me on.
"When fans felt like they could get to me by singing hurtful things about my family, I would score a goal.”
David received the famed red card during the match against Argentina, when he was sent off after kicking Diego Simeone.
England later went on to lose the World Cup game in a penalty shootout.
Victoria says the abuse following really took a toll on her husband, explaining: “He was absolutely broken. He was in pieces.
"He was really depressed, absolutely clinically depressed. It pained me so much, I still want to kill these people.”
Beckham is streaming on Netflix now.