David Beckham is becoming honest about his marriage to Victoria Beckham.
The soccer star told Lisa Wilkinson in Australia. The project on Sunday that marriage requires "hard work". The two celebrated their 19th anniversary this summer after marrying in an expanding castle in Ireland on July 4, 1999.
"Being married for the amount of time we have, it's always hard work," said David, 43, in a preview published by Mirror. "It gets a little more complicated."
David also mentioned the children of the couple: the daughter Harper Seven, 7, and the children Cruz David, 13, Romeo James, 16, and Brooklyn Joseph, 19.
"Sometimes it's the little things that make a big difference, and I've noticed that with my kids," he said. Reflecting on the attention of the media, he added: "What we have to do is protect our children."
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Victoria, 44, said recently. British Vogue That ignores the rumors about his marriage.
"People have been inventing things about our relationship for 20 years, so David and I are quite used to ignoring the nonsense and continuing normally," he said. "But these things have a wider effect on the people around us, and that's unfair."
"We both realize that we are stronger together than we are as individuals," Victoria said. "Would any of us be in the position we are in now if we had not met and been together so many years ago? It is about the family unit. We are much stronger than we would be if we were individuals. We respect that family bond and that is key. "
In September, a source told PEOPLE, "They have a real marriage, and if they have problems, they handle them like any other couple."