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Footballers’ Wives

by | 12th, May 2004

‘SEEN the documentary? Read the text message? Well, now buy the official Beckham T-shirt.

Posh was worried that her husband was morphing into David Seaman

La Posh models the latest piece of Beckham-branded merchandise in the Sun, wearing a top upon which the legend ‘Mrs Beckham’ has been printed.

Nice though the top is, things have come to a sorry state when the wife of England’s leading footballer has to label her clothes so obviously lest they get mixed up on the bedroom floor with some other woman’s gear.

And it’s still worse when Posh realises that even her bald statement of identity is upstaged by other footballers and their wives, current, estranged and past.

First up is Ray Parlour, the Arsenal midfielder who looks like Charlie Dimmock in shorts and a jock strap.

His ex-wife, Karen, is claiming around 37% of the footballer’s wages, which would boost the £250,000 a year she now gets to around £400,000 and come on top of the alimony he pays to support the couple’s three children and a lump sum settlement of £250,000 and two homes.

The debate has caused the couple to go to court and, most vitally of all for a watching Posh, to command the better part of an entire page of news and photographs in the Mirror.

Posh is going to have to up her game if she wants to retain her title as Footballer’s Wife Supreme.

If only Day-vid had just roughed her

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