Victoria Beckham (49) has spoken for the first time about the pain she suffered after her husband David Beckham (48)’s alleged affair with Rebecca Loos (46). Almost 20 years after it was claimed that the ex-football star and then-personal assistant became closer while he was playing for Real Madrid in Spain, his wife revealed in the documentary that the months afterward, according to Mail Online “hardest” of her life and that she no longer had the feeling that the couple still “belonged together”.

It’s not clear to either of them how they survived the crisis of 2003, but they knew back then that they had to “fight for their family.” The time when the celebrity marriage was in the headlines for months felt like they were “drowning.” The former England captain also revealed that he “felt physically ill every day” as he and Victoria fought a battle to save their marriage.

The problems of 20 years ago seemed miles away at the premiere of the four-part Netflix documentary “Beckham” in London on Tuesday. The mini-series explores his life from his childhood to his most recent role as co-owner of US club Inter Miami.

Beckham and his designer wife, who wore a white pantsuit from her own label, were accompanied by their four children Brooklyn (24), Romeo (21), Cruz (18) and Harper (12), as well as Brooklyn’s actress wife Nicola Peltz (28) and Romeo’s model -Friend Mia Regan (20) accompanied on the red carpet.