“David [Beckham] & Victoria Were Bigger” Than Taylor Swift & Travis Kelce, Says Ex-Premier League Star Shaka Hislop

Published 01/31/2024, 1:03 AM EST

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Having proved that they are here to stay, Taylor Swift & the NFL’s Travis Kelce continue to captivate the audience. After the Kansas City Chiefs cemented their spot in the 2024 Super Bowl, a clip has emerged that displays the close bond and togetherness of the couple. Swift can be heard saying, “I’ve never been so proud of anyone in my life ever.” Soccer fans took notice and questioned whether the sporting universe has seen a relationship causing such a media frenzy. For Shaka Hislop, the answer is David Beckham & wife Victoria.

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Speaking on the ESPN FC show, the pundit said, “Beckham and Victoria were bigger, as big as it gets.” When questioned regarding if anybody else comes to his mind, Hislop said, “I can’t think of anybody else.” While today’s generation might be puzzled by this unique Beckham-Swift comparison, it is worth noting that the soccer icon & the former Spice Girl were, and to an extent still are global sensations.

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The pair met in 1997 when Victoria was better known as Posh Spice. For Victoria, upon seeing the then-Manchester United star, it was love at first sight. Nicknamed ‘Posh & Becks’, the pair bridged music and sports and emerged as cultural icons. They became renowned for their fashion sense, which only propelled Victoria’s dream to become a fashion designer. They extended their influence beyond soccer and music by becoming social ambassadors of UNICEF & UNAIDS.

Moreover, after David Beckham signed with LA Galaxy, the couple and their children left for the US in 2007. This truly skyrocketed their fame to global levels and, as per Beckham, Hollywood star Tom Cruise threw them a massive welcome party.

There’s a lot in common between the Beckhams and the Swift-Kelce duo. For starters, they too bridge the sports-music divide. David Beckham is quite aware of the challenges that fame brings in such a relationship. The soccer legend recently offered precious advice to the newest celebrity couple in town.

David Beckham reveals the ‘most important thing’ in the Swift-Kelce relationship

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The soccer icon gave his thoughts on the noise regarding Taylor Swift recently. He said, “Taylor is an amazing talent and she’s an amazing person, and she deserves to be happy. Whatever she does and whoever she’s with, as long as she’s happy, that’s the most important thing.” When asked about advice for the pair, David Beckham reflected on his age-old relationship with his wife Victoria.

He said, “We’ve been together now 26 years, almost three decades. We’ve got amazing kids, we’ve built businesses, but we make time for each other.” The Manchester United icon also revealed that he and Victoria respected each other and added that it is something that Taylor and Kelce will have to consistently work hard on.

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Adithya Narayanan

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Soccer was the first sport I played in my life. It turned out to be my favorite one by an absolute mile. In my younger days, I became a Liverpool fan but it was only when Jurgen Klopp arrived that my passion for the game intensified.
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