The couple's eating habits vary

David Beckham and wife Victoria have very different tastes in food.

The ex-footballer admits that slim Victoria, 39, often opts for a lighter midday meal than he likes to have.

Victoria and I definitely have different ideas about lunch,’ says David, 38.

She eats lots of fish, vegetables and fruit; I love pasta and meat.’

The dad-of-four usually tucks into a hearty dish if he’s eating without his wife.

If I’m on my own, I love nothing more than a nice piece of meat,’ David tells The Sunday Times Magazine.

Cooked well, with a few vegetables.’

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